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Request #37860 gzip encoded form input is not handled correctly
Submitted: 2006-06-20 11:59 UTC Modified: 2017-01-20 20:59 UTC
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From: tjerk dot meesters at muvee dot com Assigned:
Status: Feedback Package: *General Issues
PHP Version: 5.1.4 OS: Windows
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 [2006-06-20 11:59 UTC] tjerk dot meesters at muvee dot com
When gzip encoded input is used to post form data, the variables are lost.

The example code expects a form.php which simply does a print_r() on $_POST.

It's assumed that the zlib functionality is available.

Reproduce code:

echo file_get_contents(
			'header'=>"Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded\nContent-Encoding: gzip",


Expected result:
A print_r() output of an array where the key 'data' is set to 'somebigvalue'

Actual result:
A print_r() of an empty array.


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 [2006-06-20 14:30 UTC]
This is not a bug, why would you assume that is *supposed* to work? You can create a feature request though.

 [2006-06-21 04:35 UTC] tjerk dot meesters at muvee dot com
Fair enough, in that case I'll change it to the following request:

Add support for compressed posted data.

Background: some asp scripts make the assumption that this is a normal thing to support; I'm not sure whether any browser actually supports this feature, but it seems to be a valid request.
 [2017-01-20 20:59 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Feedback -Package: Feature/Change Request +Package: *General Issues
 [2017-01-20 20:59 UTC]
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