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can sendError be called after flush()??

Ernest Lee
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Joined: Aug 20, 2001
Posts: 145
what happens when we call sendError/setStatus after we called flush() on JSPWrite???

will flush() commits the response??
[This message has been edited by Ernest Lee (edited December 04, 2001).]
Fozan Zaidi

Joined: Dec 03, 2001
Posts: 18
When u call flush() response is commited so it is now too late to change status code or header fields of response.Well sendError/sendRedirect at this state will through illegalStateException where as setStatus/setHeader calls will simply be ignored
Ashik Uzzaman
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Joined: Jul 05, 2001
Posts: 2373

Well Ernest, setStatus() & setContentType() are the two methods that must be used b4 using any respone body....

Muhammad Ashikuzzaman (Fahim)
Sun Certified Programmer for the Java� 2 Platform
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Ashik Uzzaman
Senior Software Engineer, TubeMogul, Emeryville, CA, USA.
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