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From sebb <>
Subject Re: Change the default implementation of HTTP in HTTP request ?
Date Tue, 21 Aug 2012 17:38:31 GMT
On 21 August 2012 17:34, Immanuel Hayden <> wrote:
> I personally rely on HC4 as it allows me to put more than just the host in
> the host field (ie. also part of the address)

That's probably a bug in JMeter ...

>  ... why I do this? I mostly
> test our API which is running on (test.) (x = version)
> whereas our devs partially have it run on their local machines just as
> localhost (so, without the Vx-subdirectory). Also the version almost never
> changes (and if it does it usually creates breaking changes which call for
> refactoring most TCs anyhow), so the part I put in the host line is
> essentially a static string that would only add overhead in the other
> fields.
> Sidenote: personally I don't understand why we have a split host and
> address field anyhow and not just one line (which then can be split on the
> first slash or something - there is surely a lib for this - should the
> http-implementation require so), but that's another story ;)

Just put the full URL in the Path field.

> On Tue, Aug 21, 2012 at 6:11 PM, Milamber <> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Regardless Cookie Manager (HC3/HC4), It's would be a good thing to change
>> the default implementation of the HTTP client in the HTTP request.
>> Today, the default is the HTTP "Java" request, but it has the following
>> issues:
>> * HTTPS less efficient than HC3 or HC4
>> * No possibility to change source IP
>> Implementation HC 3.1 is stable and reliable
>> The implementation HC4 is (relatively) recent in JMeter. And there were
>> some anomalies in the past.
>> I think the next version of JMeter could have HC3.1 as a default
>> implementation. (Or if you want to be bold, have HC4)
>> What's is your opinion?
>> Milamber

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