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From Oded Arbel <>
Subject Re: RequestDumperValve screws UTF-8 parameter parsing
Date Tue, 10 Jan 2006 08:36:37 GMT
On Tuesday, 10 בJanuary 2006 00:06, Endre Stølsvik wrote:
> Enabling the RequestDumperValve in both 5.5.12 and 5.0.16 (!) messes
> up the parsing of other-than-ISO-8859-1 incoming parameters.
> After using a rather huge bunch of hours, this came down as the
> result: when this "debug valve" is turned on, it seems to default to
> ISO-8859-1 when it parses and log-outputs the incoming parameters,
> thus also implicitly setting the entire Request-object to this enc,
> so any subsequnt setting to UTF-8 doesn't matter at all. At least
> this is true for POST paramters.

AFAIK, the catalina implementation of HttpServletRequest does not allow 
to set the character set more then once, even though it doesn't do any 
pre-processing of the input.

Maybe that should be fixed instead ?


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