Patch for Enhancement Bug # 6313849 and 417591
Christopher Hegarty - Sun Microsystems Ireland
Christopher.Hegarty at Sun.COM
Fri May 18 02:00:52 PDT 2007
Andreas Schaefer wrote:
> I also have a problem to come up with an use case of an asynchronous
> disconnect. How would another thread knows when to disconnect. The only
> use case I can come up with is than two threads could collide during
> connect / disconnect and we might want to prevent the URLConnection from
> doing so. This way we make sure that either a URLConnection is fully
> connected or disconnected.
I have seen a few cases where HttpURLConnection.disconnect has been
called asynchronously as a way of implemeting a connect/read timeout in
One such bug that comes to mind is CR 6358532. This bug was seen to be
important enough that it was escalated by an external customer.
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