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From MaGGE <mag...@magge.no>
Subject Re: Redirected - but where? HttpClient 4
Date Sun, 06 Jan 2008 14:25:54 GMT

Aha! ...another neat way of doing it.

:)

Thanks,
Magnus



olegk wrote:
> 
> 
> On Sun, 2008-01-06 at 04:50 -0800, MaGGE wrote:
>> Hello,
>> 
>> I've just started using HttpClient for a little util I'm making. I'm
>> letting
>> it handle_redirects=true, but I need to process the URL it's been
>> redirected
>> to. How can I find the "current URL" after I've executed a request that
>> was
>> redirected?
>> 
>> I've tried a couple of things - which I feel is "wrong". First thing was
>> to
>> disable handle_redirects, and look for the "Location" header in a loop of
>> my
>> own. Challenge with this was that I could not see any way to replace the
>> URI
>> for the request object, so I'd have to make a new one - which is a
>> problem
>> because my method should be able to process any HttpUriRequest.
>> 
>> Second I tried to add a HttpRequestInterceptor to the client. But all I
>> can
>> get from the HttpRequest object given to the process method is the
>> RequestLine. That one only has the info found behind GET/POST etc, that
>> is
>> only the path and method. I'm still lacking the host, protocol and so on.
>> 
>> I'm sure there's an easy way to do this that I've just missed ... Please
>> advice. :)
>> 
>> Thanks for your time,
>> Magnus
> 
> Hi Magnus
> 
> In addition to getting HttpHost out of the execution context, you may
> also
> 
> (1) cast HttpRequest to HttpUriRequest in order to get the full request
> URI
> 
> (2) extend or replace the default RedirectHandler with a custom one and
> implement whatever redirect handling logic you deem appropriate
> 
> Hope this helps
> 
> Oleg
> 
> 
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