org.apache.http.protocol
Class RequestContent

java.lang.Object
  extended by org.apache.http.protocol.RequestContent
All Implemented Interfaces:
HttpRequestInterceptor

@Immutable
public class RequestContent
extends Object
implements HttpRequestInterceptor

RequestContent is the most important interceptor for outgoing requests. It is responsible for delimiting content length by adding Content-Length or Transfer-Content headers based on the properties of the enclosed entity and the protocol version. This interceptor is required for correct functioning of client side protocol processors.

Since:
4.0

Constructor Summary
RequestContent()
          Default constructor.
RequestContent(boolean overwrite)
          Constructor that can be used to fine-tune behavior of this interceptor.
 
Method Summary
 void process(HttpRequest request, HttpContext context)
          Processes a request.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

RequestContent

public RequestContent()
Default constructor. The Content-Length or Transfer-Encoding will cause the interceptor to throw ProtocolException if already present in the response message.


RequestContent

public RequestContent(boolean overwrite)
Constructor that can be used to fine-tune behavior of this interceptor.

Parameters:
overwrite - If set to true the Content-Length and Transfer-Encoding headers will be created or updated if already present. If set to false the Content-Length and Transfer-Encoding headers will cause the interceptor to throw ProtocolException if already present in the response message.
Since:
4.2
Method Detail

process

public void process(HttpRequest request,
                    HttpContext context)
             throws HttpException,
                    IOException
Description copied from interface: HttpRequestInterceptor
Processes a request. On the client side, this step is performed before the request is sent to the server. On the server side, this step is performed on incoming messages before the message body is evaluated.

Specified by:
process in interface HttpRequestInterceptor
Parameters:
request - the request to preprocess
context - the context for the request
Throws:
HttpException - in case of an HTTP protocol violation
IOException - in case of an I/O error


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