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From g...@edamame.stinky.com
Subject Re: calling another "local" servlet within a servlet?
Date Wed, 24 May 2000 15:50:40 GMT
On Wed, May 24, 2000 at 01:43:36PM -0700, Kim, Greg wrote:
> >> If servletX does not create any response, why is it a servlet?  
> I want to run servletX in a separate JVM and running it as a servlet
> seems like
> a convenient way to do that since it is itself invoked by one.

If it's in a separate JVM, then it may as well be on Pluto :-)

Try using URLConnection.  RequestDispatcher sends requests inside a
single JVM.

 - A

> 
> Greg
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Craig R. McClanahan [mailto:Craig.McClanahan@eng.sun.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2000 2:08 PM
> To: tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: Re: calling another "local" servlet within a servlet?
> 
> 
> "Kim, Greg" wrote:
> 
> > I'm trying to call another servletX from servletY.  Both servlets
> reside
> > on the same machine.  I've tried the RequestDispatcher.forward(...),
> but
> > this
> > method requires that it is called before the reponse has been
> committed
> > to the
> > client (before reponse body output has been flushed).
> >
> > My servletY does BOTH the processing of a request and also generates a
> > reponse
> > (client gets a message - client is done), then servletY calls servletX
> > to do some
> > server side processing and it does not repond to any client.  It just
> > needs the
> > request.   Is there an API to accomplish what I want to do?
> >
> 
> If servletX does not create any response, why is it a servlet?  Just
> make it
> an ordinary class with a method that accepts an HttpServletRequest as an
> argument, and call it in the usual way.
> 
> >
> > thanks
> > Greg
> >
> 
> Craig McClanahan
> 
> 
> 
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