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From "Sangjin Lee (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] Updated: (GERONIMO-3839) caller supplied content is ignored, and some request headers may be added twice
Date Tue, 12 Feb 2008 23:37:08 GMT


Sangjin Lee updated GERONIMO-3839:

    Attachment: GERONIMO-3839-v2.patch

a suggested (and combined) patch based on Rick's first patch.

New changes:
- Use the query params as body only if the parameters are not empty and the request is a post.
 This is the only case where content may be ignored.
- Use the content otherwise.
- Make sure to clear the content if you're redirected.

> caller supplied content is ignored, and some request headers may be added twice
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: GERONIMO-3839
>                 URL:
>             Project: Geronimo
>          Issue Type: Bug
>      Security Level: public(Regular issues) 
>          Components: AsyncHttpClient
>    Affects Versions: 1.x
>            Reporter: Sangjin Lee
>            Assignee: Rick McGuire
>         Attachments: GERONIMO-3839-v2.patch, GERONIMO-3839.patch
> Some request headers get special treatment by HttpRequestEncoder.  HttpRequestEncoder
does not make any effort in checking to see if they are present in the headers already.  As
a result, they may be added twice if one is not careful.  For example,
> - Content-Type & Content-Length are added by HttpRequestEncoder for POST requests,
and should not be added by callers.
> - Host & User-Agent are always added by HttpRequestEncoder, and should not be added
by callers as ordinary headers.
> Although one could argue that callers should not add these headers by hand, I think HttpRequestEncoder
still should ensure that they are not added twice.

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