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From Oleg Kalnichevski <oleg.kalnichev...@bearingpoint.com>
Subject Re: Problem with Preferences Architecture
Date Wed, 29 Sep 2004 10:56:30 GMT

Probably that's not the way it is supposed to be. I'll see what can be
done about it.

Oleg

On Wed, 2004-09-29 at 11:53, Ortwin Glück wrote:
> Vikram Goyal wrote:
>
> > Hello,
> >
> > I am not sure if this is a bug or I am not running this right.
> >
> > I am trying to get the preferences architecture to modify the http.useragent
> > property at the client level, and then retrieve the value at the method and
> > host level. The value gets percolated down to the Method level but the Host
> > level value does not change and gives the global value. See code below.
> >
> > As per the 3.0 B2 documentation, the Method and Host params should try and
> > retrieve the value of the http.useragent from their local cache, and if it
> > they do not find it, should go up the heirarchy, till they reach the global
> > params. Since in the code below, the value is set at the Client level, one
> > lower than the Global level, it should be retrieved from the Client level
> > for both Method and Host params.
>
> Vikram, please ignore my first post.
>
> The problem is, that HttpClient creates a new HostConfiguration object
> internally and sets default on that. So your original object is not
> modified. So within HttpClient the host configuration will use the right
> user agent string. But you can not see this from the outside.
>
> This is line 389 in HttpClient.java (HEAD):
>   HostConfiguration methodConfiguration = new
> HostConfiguration(hostConfiguration);
>
> Ortwin Glück

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