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un-gzip based on content-encoding #81

matthusby opened this issue Oct 10, 2015 · 3 comments


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commented Oct 10, 2015

If the response has Content-Encoding: gzip the body should be automatically unzipped.


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commented Nov 2, 2015

This will be done upstream by hackney: benoitc/hackney#155

We can keep this issue open until it's available.

@edgurgel edgurgel added the enhancement label Nov 2, 2015


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commented May 18, 2016

For anyone looking for a stopgap until this feature is implemented:

res = HTTPoison.get(url)
gzipped = Enum.any?(res.headers, fn (kv) ->
  case kv do
    {"Content-Encoding", "gzip"} -> true
    {"Content-Encoding", "x-gzip"} -> true
    _ -> false

# body is an Elixir string
body = if gzipped do

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commented May 11, 2017

@marvelm works like a charm thanks - but some servers return { "Content-Encoding", "x-gzip" } instead.

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