RFR: 8245095: Implementation of JEP 408: Simple Web Server [v4]

Daniel Fuchs dfuchs at openjdk.java.net
Mon Sep 20 16:12:57 UTC 2021

On Mon, 20 Sep 2021 15:28:05 GMT, Julia Boes <jboes 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.
> Julia Boes has updated the pull request with a new target base due to a merge or a rebase. The pull request now contains 12 commits:
>  - Merge branch 'master' into simpleserver
>  - check isHidden, isSymlink, isReadable for all path segments 
>  - add checks for all path segments
>  - Merge branch 'master' into componentcheck
>  - Merge branch 'master' into simpleserver
>  - improve output on startup
>  - correct path handling
>  - small spec rewording
>  - add module main class to symbolgenerator
>  - remove UnmodifiableHeaders constant
>  - ... and 2 more: https://git.openjdk.java.net/jdk/compare/4d95a5d6...10523290

src/jdk.httpserver/share/classes/sun/net/httpserver/simpleserver/FileServerHandler.java line 340:

> 338:                 }
> 339:             }
> 340:             return false;

This will start checking from the root of the file system. I believe we want to start checking from the root of the FileServerHandler, root excluded.


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

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