org.apache.http.protocol
Class ResponseContent

java.lang.Object
  extended by org.apache.http.protocol.ResponseContent
All Implemented Interfaces:
HttpResponseInterceptor

@Immutable
public class ResponseContent
extends Object
implements HttpResponseInterceptor

ResponseContent is the most important interceptor for outgoing responses. 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 server side protocol processors.

Since:
4.0

Constructor Summary
ResponseContent()
          Default constructor.
ResponseContent(boolean overwrite)
          Constructor that can be used to fine-tune behavior of this interceptor.
 
Method Summary
 void process(HttpResponse response, HttpContext context)
          Processes the response (possibly updating or inserting) Content-Length and Transfer-Encoding headers.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

ResponseContent

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


ResponseContent

public ResponseContent(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(HttpResponse response,
                    HttpContext context)
             throws HttpException,
                    IOException
Processes the response (possibly updating or inserting) Content-Length and Transfer-Encoding headers.

Specified by:
process in interface HttpResponseInterceptor
Parameters:
response - The HttpResponse to modify.
context - Unused.
Throws:
ProtocolException - If either the Content-Length or Transfer-Encoding headers are found.
IllegalArgumentException - If the response is null.
HttpException - in case of an HTTP protocol violation
IOException - in case of an I/O error


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