[Catalyst] patch: C::P::Compress::Deflate

Perrin Harkins perrin at elem.com
Tue Sep 19 22:12:15 CEST 2006

On Tue, 2006-09-19 at 15:00 -0500, Peter Karman wrote:
> We have a typical proxy frontend/mod_perl backend setup. Which server should 
> handle the compression? Seems like maybe the backend could, since we are caching 
> pages, but don't know if there are accepted best practices on this.

If your frontend serves static files, and you want them compressed, you
should put it there.  It's also better to have it there because it frees
up the backend server processes faster.

- Perrin

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