[master] bf1f446 doc http_gzip_support

Per Andreas Buer perbu at varnish-cache.org
Wed Jan 26 12:53:03 CET 2011

commit bf1f446ef8610ee89a451b5712c779e56b76c45a
Author: Per Buer <perbu at varnish-software.com>
Date:   Wed Jan 26 12:35:53 2011 +0100

    doc http_gzip_support

diff --git a/doc/sphinx/reference/varnishd.rst b/doc/sphinx/reference/varnishd.rst
index 283d2f7..2c183ac 100644
--- a/doc/sphinx/reference/varnishd.rst
+++ b/doc/sphinx/reference/varnishd.rst
@@ -484,6 +484,21 @@ http_headers
       This space is preallocated in sessions and workthreads only objects allocate only space for the headers
       they store.
+      Default: on
+      Enable gzip support. When enabled Varnish will compress
+      uncompressed objects before they are stored in the cache. If a
+      client does not support gzip encoding Varnish will uncompress
+      compressed objects on demand.
+      Varnish will also rewrite the Accept-Encoding header of clients indicating support for gzip to:
+      Accept-Encoding: gzip
+      Clients that do not support gzip will have their Accept-Encoding
+      header removed. For more information no how gzip is implemted
+      please see the chapter on gzip in the Varnish reference.
       Default: off

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