org.apache.http
Interface HttpEntityEnclosingRequest

All Superinterfaces:
HttpMessage, HttpRequest
All Known Implementing Classes:
BasicHttpEntityEnclosingRequest

public interface HttpEntityEnclosingRequest
extends HttpRequest

A request with an entity.

Since:
4.0

Method Summary
 boolean expectContinue()
          Tells if this request should use the expect-continue handshake.
 HttpEntity getEntity()
          Returns the entity associated with this request.
 void setEntity(HttpEntity entity)
          Associates the entity with this request.
 
Methods inherited from interface org.apache.http.HttpRequest
getRequestLine
 
Methods inherited from interface org.apache.http.HttpMessage
addHeader, addHeader, containsHeader, getAllHeaders, getFirstHeader, getHeaders, getLastHeader, getParams, getProtocolVersion, headerIterator, headerIterator, removeHeader, removeHeaders, setHeader, setHeader, setHeaders, setParams
 

Method Detail

expectContinue

boolean expectContinue()
Tells if this request should use the expect-continue handshake. The expect continue handshake gives the server a chance to decide whether to accept the entity enclosing request before the possibly lengthy entity is sent across the wire.

Returns:
true if the expect continue handshake should be used, false if not.

setEntity

void setEntity(HttpEntity entity)
Associates the entity with this request.

Parameters:
entity - the entity to send.

getEntity

HttpEntity getEntity()
Returns the entity associated with this request.

Returns:
entity


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