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Java Timer

Sanjit Singh

Joined: Nov 12, 2001
Posts: 27
Hi Everyone,
I have a JAVA client that sometimes hangs up waiting for a response from the server.
The basic code where it hangs is as follows:
BufferedReader in = new BufferedReader(new InputStreamReader(con.getInputStream()));
where con is an object of the HttpURLConnection class.
I would like to avoid this somehow. I would like the thread to only wait for 10 seconds on this particular line (only on this line) and if a response still doesn�t come, then exception occurs.
I can imagine that I have to use the Timer class. Any help in this regard (sample code, ideas) would be highly appreciated.
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