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From Roland Weber <ossf...@dubioso.net>
Subject Re: Should Multiple threads use same HttpClient object
Date Thu, 18 Oct 2007 14:35:25 GMT
Puneet Lakhina wrote:
>  public void run() {
>         HttpClient client = new HttpClient();
>         PostMethod postMethod  = new PostMethod(sameURL);
>         /*Set parameters in post method*/
>         client.executeMethod();
>          /*Do something with the response*/
>         postMethod.releaseConnection();
> }

This will leak a connection for every request, until they
are released by garbage collection.

> I am a little confused as to how the connection management takes place.
> Should i be using the same HttpClient object across different threads?
> Should I be in that case using the MultiThreadedConnectionManager?

Yes and yes. You are looking for the Threading Guide:

hope that helps,

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