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Java example source code file (EntityEnclosingRequestWrapper.java)

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entityenclosingrequestwrapper, entitywrapper, header, httpentity, httpentityenclosingrequest, httpentitywrapper, inputstream, io, ioexception, notthreadsafe, outputstream, override, protocolexception

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package org.apache.http.impl.client;

import java.io.IOException;
import java.io.InputStream;
import java.io.OutputStream;

import org.apache.http.annotation.NotThreadSafe;
import org.apache.http.entity.HttpEntityWrapper;

import org.apache.http.Header;
import org.apache.http.HttpEntity;
import org.apache.http.HttpEntityEnclosingRequest;
import org.apache.http.ProtocolException;
import org.apache.http.protocol.HTTP;

 * A wrapper class for {@link HttpEntityEnclosingRequest}s that can 
 * be used to change properties of the current request without 
 * modifying the original object.
 * </p>
 * This class is also capable of resetting the request headers to
 * the state of the original request.
 * @since 4.0
@NotThreadSafe // e.g. [gs]etEntity()
public class EntityEnclosingRequestWrapper extends RequestWrapper 
    implements HttpEntityEnclosingRequest {
    private HttpEntity entity;
    private boolean consumed;
    public EntityEnclosingRequestWrapper(final HttpEntityEnclosingRequest request)
        throws ProtocolException {

    public HttpEntity getEntity() {
        return this.entity;

    public void setEntity(final HttpEntity entity) {
        this.entity = entity != null ? new EntityWrapper(entity) : null;
        this.consumed = false;
    public boolean expectContinue() {
        Header expect = getFirstHeader(HTTP.EXPECT_DIRECTIVE);
        return expect != null && HTTP.EXPECT_CONTINUE.equalsIgnoreCase(expect.getValue());

    public boolean isRepeatable() {
        return this.entity == null || this.entity.isRepeatable() || !this.consumed;
    class EntityWrapper extends HttpEntityWrapper {
        EntityWrapper(final HttpEntity entity) {

        public void consumeContent() throws IOException {
            consumed = true;

        public InputStream getContent() throws IOException {
            consumed = true;
            return super.getContent();

        public void writeTo(final OutputStream outstream) throws IOException {
            consumed = true;

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