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From Oleg Kalnichevski <ol...@apache.org>
Subject Re: java.lang.NullPointerException at org.apache.http.entity.StringEntity.<init>(StringEntity.java:70
Date Fri, 25 May 2012 13:46:33 GMT
On Fri, 2012-05-25 at 14:52 +0200, Michael.Fankanowsky@t-systems.com
wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> I receive a NullPointerException when I'm doing this:
> 
> HttpPost method = new HttpPost(someUri);
> ContentType ct = ContentType.create("text/xml");
> StringEntity entity = new StringEntity(someString, ct);
> method.setEntity(entity);
> 
> The javadoc says that parameter charset is optional for ContentType but it seems not
for StringEntity.
> I have the requirement to send a http post with content-type: text/xml in the http header
but without a charset. Do I create the HttpPost in a wrong manner or does the requirement
make no sense or is it a bug?
> 
> Kind regards,
> 
> Michael

This is a known regression. Please either upgrade HttpCore to the latest
snapshot (4.2.1-SNAPSHOT) or use an explicit charset parameter for now.
 
Oleg


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