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Re: jigsaw problem with servlets and ServletException...

From: Edwin Brown <edbrown@Radix.Net>
Date: Sun, 21 Feb 1999 20:09:23 -0500 (EST)
To: www-jigsaw@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.SV4.3.96.990221200643.14704A-100000@saltmine.radix.net>

On Mon, 22 Feb 1999, Roland Mainz wrote:

> Date: Mon, 22 Feb 1999 00:54:08 +0100
> From: Roland Mainz <Roland.Mainz@informatik.med.uni-giessen.de>
> To: W3 Jigsaw Mailinglist <www-jigsaw@w3.org>
> Subject: jigsaw problem with servlets and ServletException...
> Resent-Date: Sun, 21 Feb 1999 18:53:41 -0500 (EST)
> Resent-From: www-jigsaw@w3.org
> 
> 
> Hi !
> 
> ----
> 
> I figured out a problem with jigsaw and servlets:
> 
> If a servlet does not .close() the output stream, jigsaw seems to run
> out of open files
> after some - ähm - xxxx service cycles. This problem mainly occurs if a
> servlet
> throws a ServletException (or any other Exception); and some other
> servlet examples
> simply missing a .close() statement.
> 
> 
> Solution: jigsaw's ServletOutputStream should check if the stream was
> closed or not
> (e.g. a method like out.wasClosed()).
> A non-closed stream should be closed, but a warning should be written to
> stderr and
> servlet log (except a ServletException was thrown; I don't know whether
> the servlet
> specs saying something  about this case or not...).

This is not Jigsaw's responsibility. This is the coder's responsibility.


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