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From "Jon Moore (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (HTTPCLIENT-1370) Response to Non-GET Requests Should Never be Cached With the Default Response CachingPolicy
Date Thu, 13 Jun 2013 16:05:20 GMT

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Jon Moore commented on HTTPCLIENT-1370:

Ah, I see. You're pointing out that the response is being placed into the cache, and I'm pointing
out that those cache entries will never be consulted or served up to a caller.

To summarize, there's no non-compliant behavior going on here, although there's some waste
in the implementation (because it doesn't make sense to use up cache space on something that
will never be served to a client).

There's a simpler fix, though, which is to do the modification in CachingExec / CachingHttpClient
to prevent non-request-cacheable executions from being stored in the cache as well. I think
that more broadly covers the situation.

> Response to Non-GET Requests Should Never be Cached With the Default Response CachingPolicy
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: HTTPCLIENT-1370
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HTTPCLIENT-1370
>             Project: HttpComponents HttpClient
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: CacheHttpClient Caching components
>    Affects Versions: 4.3 Beta2
>            Reporter: James Leigh
>              Labels: patch
>             Fix For: 4.3 Beta3
>         Attachments: HTTPCLIENT-1370.patch
> HttpClient caches response to non-GET requests when a shared cache is used and an Authorization
header is present with Cache-Control: public.

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