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From "Jan Bracker" <jan.brac...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: HttpEntity.consumeContent() needs to much time. (HC 4.0 beta)
Date Thu, 17 Apr 2008 16:54:08 GMT
Thank you, that solved my problem.

2008/4/17, Sebastiaan van Erk <sebster@sebster.com>:
> Jan Bracker wrote:
>
> >
> > >  > (I assume that is what i should do if i want to close connections of
> > >  > HttpClient). But the longer content downloaded on that connections
> get
> > >  > the more time it takes to close the given connection.
> > >  >
> > >
> > >
> > > Please use #abort method instead.
> > >
> >
> > I can't find any #abort methode within DefaultHttpClient, HttpResponse
> > or HttpEntity and InputStream does not support such a method either.
> > Are you sure you are talking about version 4.0? As said in the subject
> > i am using HttpComponents 4.0 beta. As looking through 3.1 javadoc i
> > found the requested method but it does not seem to be available within
> > 4.0. Or am i looking at the wrong places?
> >
> > I have found the
> ClientConnectionManager.releaseConnection method (if
> > that is the way a connection is closed abrupt within 4.0), but i can't
> > find a possibility to get the HttpRoute of my HttpResponse that i need
> > to identify the connection i want to close.
> >
>
>  It's on the method, i.e., HttpPost, HttpGet, etc...
>
>  Regards,
>  Sebastiaan
>
>
>
>
> > 2008/4/17, Oleg Kalnichevski <olegk@apache.org>:
> >
> > >  On Thu, 2008-04-17 at 11:40 +0200, Jan Bracker wrote:
> > >  > Hello,
> > >  >
> > >  > i'm using the DefaultHttpClient for downloading bigger files. When i
> > >  > want to abort a download i call
> response.getEntity().consumeContent()
> > >
> > >
> > > Why? The purpose of HttpEntity#consumeContent() method is to ensure the
> > >  underlying connection is re-usable for subsequent requests, not to
> abort
> > >  the actual request
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >  > (I assume that is what i should do if i want to close connections of
> > >  > HttpClient). But the longer content downloaded on that connections
> get
> > >  > the more time it takes to close the given connection.
> > >  >
> > >
> > >
> > > Please use #abort method instead.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >  > I allready looked at source and found the problem within
> > >  > ChunkedInputStream. consumeContent() calls close() to the InputStream
> > >  > and that close results in a call of exhaustInputStream() and that
> > >  > reads the complete rest of content sent by the host.
> > >  >
> > >  > Why is this implemented like that? Why not just close the
> > >  > connection/stream?
> > >
> > >
> > > To be able to use persistent connection reliably.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >  >  This behaviour is very annoying when wanting to
> > >  > stop a request that leads to a response entity of severel megabytes,
> > >  > especially on connections that are volume payed or have a slow
> > >  > bandwidth.
> > >  >
> > >  > Is there a way to close the connection (consumeContent) of my current
> > >  > response without having to read the complete content? How do i solve
> > >  > my problem of closing connections quick and abrupt?
> > >  >
> > >
> > >
> > > See above.
> > >
> > >  Oleg
> > >
> > >  > Greetings, Jan Bracker
> > >  >
> > >  >
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