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From Oleg Kalnichevski <ol...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Turning off Chunked Encoding...
Date Wed, 22 May 2013 08:01:50 GMT
On Mon, May 20, 2013 at 08:21:56AM -0700, Tony Anecito wrote:
> Thanks David,
> 
> I am curious does anyone know if chunked encoding by default was enabled in httpclient
sometime after httpclient 3.1? I see hints of it when I google.
> 
> Thanks,
> -Tony
> 
> 

Chunk content coding was always on since early 2.x versions. Support for chunk transfer encoding
is mandated by the HTTP/1.1 spec.

Oleg

> 
> 
> ________________________________
>  From: David Motes <davidmotes@gmail.com>
> To: HttpClient User Discussion <httpclient-users@hc.apache.org>; Tony Anecito <adanecito@yahoo.com>

> Sent: Monday, May 20, 2013 7:49 AM
> Subject: Re: Truning off Chunked Encoding...
>  
> 
> Use the setChunked method on the entity which defines the content.
> There is a content size limit of around 2GB if you do not use chunked
> transfer.
> 
> DefaultHttpClient cli = new DefaultHttpClient();
> HttpPut method  = new HttpPut(url);
> InputStreamEntity reqEntity = new InputStreamEntity(pmis, -1);
> reqEntity.setContentType("application/octet-stream");
> reqEntity.setChunked(false);
> 
> method.setEntity(reqEntity);
> resp = cli.execute(method);
> 
> 
> On Sun, May 19, 2013 at 5:19 PM, Tony Anecito <adanecito@yahoo.com> wrote:
> 
> > Hi All,
> >
> > I recently upgraded from http client 3.1 to 4.2.5 and discovered that some
> > http proxies (earlier version squid proxy does not supported it) will not
> > work with 4.2.5 due to not supporting chunked encoding.
> >
> > So for now how do I tell 4.2.5 not to use chunked encoding? I do not have
> > control over proxies to get them to upgrade that do not support chunked
> > encoding.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > -Tony

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