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From Oleg Kalnichevski <ol...@apache.org>
Subject Re: EntityTemplate.setChunked() ignored?
Date Tue, 24 Feb 2009 12:51:23 GMT
On Mon, 2009-02-23 at 15:59 +0000, Florent Georges wrote:
> Hi,
> 
>   I have the following piece of code, where I create a POST
> request, based on the class StringProducer, a simple
> implementation of ContentProducer that output a string (see
> below):
> 
>     // the request entity
>     ContentProducer prod = new StringProducer(content);
>     EntityTemplate entity = new EntityTemplate(prod);
>     entity.setChunked(false);
> 
>     // the POST method, with the above entity
>     HttpPost post = new HttpPost(uri);
>     post.setEntity(entity);
>     client.execute(post);
> 
>   StringProducer is simply:
> 
>     private static class StringProducer
>             implements ContentProducer
>     {
>         public StringProducer(String content) {
>             myContent = content;
>         }
>         @Override
>         public void writeTo(OutputStream out) throws IOException {
>             out.write(myContent.getBytes());
>         }
>         private String myContent;
>     }
> 
>   Note the following statement above:
> 
>     entity.setChunked(false);
> 
>   But in the logs, I get the following:
> 
>     [DEBUG] wire - >> "POST ***** HTTP/1.1[EOL]"
>     [DEBUG] wire - >> "Transfer-Encoding: chunked[EOL]"
>     [DEBUG] wire - >> ...
> 
>   Is that normal?
> 


Yes, it is. This is perfectly normal. If content length of a request
entity is not known, the only way to transfer it is by using chunk
coding.

Why do not you simply use ByteArrayEntity?

Oleg


>   Regards,
> 


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