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From Eric Covener <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] HTTP Server connection hangs
Date Thu, 05 Mar 2009 12:37:37 GMT
On Thu, Mar 5, 2009 at 7:27 AM, ginsohn <> wrote:
> Hello,
> I am rather unfamiliar with HTTP Server requirements. I am trying to
> implement a simple HTTP 1.1 server that receives a GET request, and
> transfers a 3gp (video) file to the client. All works fine except the fact
> that the client gets the file, but does not close the connection.
> I do not have the length of the content I send out, so I cannot declare it.
> Here are the headers I use:
> statusCode: 200
> Server: MyServer...
> Date: <now>
> Content-type: video/3gp
> connection: close

Connection: close means the server will close the connection when the
content is transferred, so you're not waiting for the client to do so.

Eric Covener

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