March 18, 2002
Bug Page Addition: URLConnection

I just added a high-profile bug to the "Servlet Bugs You Need to Know About" list concerning URLConnection.getInputStream() in JDK 1.3. Seems the method does not return until the server completes the response and closes the socket connection, causing serious headaches for client-server applications. The bug list has the details and workarounds.

Posted by Jason Hunter at March 18, 2002 05:07 PM
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