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Precompression hates me

Thomas May

Joined: Nov 26, 2012
Posts: 2
I'm using GWT with tomcat 6 and 7. I've tried writing a filter to forward things if the requested content + ".gz" exists. That works, except for the fact that the requestDispatcher will commit the request and set the content type to application/x-gzip

How do I fix this?

Here is my current code

William Brogden
Author and all-around good cowpoke

Joined: Mar 22, 2000
Posts: 13018
The Tomcat default web.xml includes the following:

which, as I understand it, controls the way the default servlet sets content type when serving resources.


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