hc-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Log misleading for User-Agent
Date Fri, 16 Nov 2012 17:33:58 GMT
On 16 November 2012 15:55, Oleg Kalnichevski <olegk@apache.org> wrote:
> On Fri, 2012-11-16 at 06:38 -0500, Jon Moore wrote:
>> Yes, I'd be in favor of either one of these changes (removing or
>> reporting dynamically the right version). I'd probably lean towards
>> removing it if pressed to express an opinion.
>>
>> As I recall (although I don't have the code in front of me), the
>> CachingHttpClient sends a slightly different User-Agent, mentioning
>> the fact that the cache is present in the stack in the comment field.
>> I think this made sense originally, when it was really an add-on
>> module. However, since Oleg is re-wiring the "stack" for the default
>> client in 4.3, that may not be needed any more.
>>
>> It could just be that I'm remembering the comment in the Via header
>> the caching layer adds, though; in which case the caching client
>> wouldn't modify the User-Agent.
>>
>> Jon
>>
>> On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 9:00 PM, Gary Gregory <garydgregory@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hi All:
>> >
>> > At the debug logging level I see:
>> >
>> > User-Agent: Apache-HttpClient/4.2.1 (java 1.5)
>> >
>> > But I am running on Java 6... so, Why is 1.5 hard coded?
>> >
>> > Could/Should we remove "(java 1.5)" or have it report the correct version?
>> >
>> > Thoughts?
>> >
>> > Gary
>> >
>
> If my memory serves me well the original intention was to include a
> minimal JRE version a particular release is compatible with.
>
> I am fine with either dropping it or replacing with a dynamically
> generated JRE version requests are generated with.

Or replace with:

User-Agent: Apache-HttpClient/4.2.1 (Java 1.5+)

if we want to keep the original meaning (but clarify it).

Do other user agents include OS/Java details in their UA strings?

> Oleg
>
>
>
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> To unsubscribe, e-mail: dev-unsubscribe@hc.apache.org
> For additional commands, e-mail: dev-help@hc.apache.org
>

---------------------------------------------------------------------
To unsubscribe, e-mail: dev-unsubscribe@hc.apache.org
For additional commands, e-mail: dev-help@hc.apache.org


Mime
View raw message