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From Florent Georges <li...@fgeorges.org>
Subject Re: EntityTemplate.setChunked() ignored?
Date Tue, 24 Feb 2009 12:59:28 GMT

Oleg Kalnichevski wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-02-23 at 15:59 +0000, Florent Georges wrote:

> >   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?

  Because that's only a simple, reproducible example.  The real code set the output stream
as the destination of the serializer of an XSLT transform.  Of course I could bufferize this
output first, but this is a waste of resources.

  Regards,

-- 
Florent Georges
http://www.fgeorges.org/


























      

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