[webkit-dev] http://build.webkit.org/console fails to load in Chromium (appears to be server side bug)

Mikhail Naganov mnaganov at chromium.org
Wed Jan 19 14:24:01 PST 2011

It is not necessary to specify a category.
http://build.webkit.org/console?reload=60 also works (at least, for

On Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 01:20, James Robinson <jamesr at google.com> wrote:
> http://build.webkit.org/console fails to load in Chromium (and Google
> Chrome) today.  It seems that the bug is in the server's Accept-Encoding:
> handling.  If the Accept-Encoding line includes 'sdch' then the server
> closes the socket without sending any response bytes.  Requests for other
> pages like /console?category=core or /waterfall succeed, probably because
> the response page for /console?category=core and /waterfall are smaller
> (379152 vs 253031/289609 bytes) and presumably something on the server side
> is barfing.  Other browsers do not currently include sdch in their
> Accept-Encoding lines and so are unaffected.
> A workaround for Chromium users is to pass the command line flag
> --enable-sdch=.google.com which will prevent sdch from being passed in the
> Accept-Encoding line for all servers except for ones under .google.com.
>  This is obviously far from ideal as it prevents sdch use on pages other
> than *.google.com that support it.  Can whoever runs the web server for
> build.webkit.org please try to fix this?  I'm also curious to know where the
> actual problem is so we can determine how widespread this might be.
> - James
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