RFR: 8245095: Implementation of JEP 408: Simple Web Server

Jim Laskey jlaskey at openjdk.java.net
Tue Sep 14 16:33:05 UTC 2021

On Tue, 14 Sep 2021 12:36:28 GMT, Jim Laskey <jlaskey at openjdk.org> wrote:

>> This change implements a simple web server that can be run on the command-line with `java -m jdk.httpserver`.
>> This is facilitated by adding an entry point for the `jdk.httpserver` module, an implementation class whose main method is run when the above command is executed. This is the first such module entry point in the JDK.
>> The server is a minimal HTTP server that serves the static files of a given directory, similar to existing alternatives on other platforms and convenient for testing, development, and debugging.
>> Additionally, a small API is introduced for programmatic creation and customization.
>> Testing: tier1-3.
> src/jdk.httpserver/share/classes/com/sun/net/httpserver/HttpHandlers.java line 128:
>> 126:      * <p> {@code headers} are the effective headers of the response. The
>> 127:      * response <i>body bytes</i> are a {@code UTF-8} encoded byte sequence of
>> 128:      * {@code body}. The response {@linkplain HttpExchange#sendResponseHeaders(int, long) is sent}
> Not sure what the javadoc looks like here, but it looks like the link is "is sent". Curious.

Just a rewording, maybe.


PR: https://git.openjdk.java.net/jdk/pull/5505

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