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download stream gets broken

Robert Garrido
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Joined: Dec 11, 2008
Posts: 30
Hi all,

I have a file download servlet running on Tomcat, the code is




However once in a while I get an error that prevents files from being downloaded:


DownloadException: java.net.SocketException: Broken pipe
at org.apache.catalina.connector.OutputBuffer.realWriteBytes(OutputBuffer.java:366)
at org.apache.tomcat.util.buf.ByteChunk.flushBuffer(ByteChunk.java:432)
at org.apache.tomcat.util.buf.ByteChunk.append(ByteChunk.java:347)
at org.apache.catalina.connector.OutputBuffer.writeBytes(OutputBuffer.java:392)
at org.apache.catalina.connector.OutputBuffer.write(OutputBuffer.java:381)
at org.apache.catalina.connector.CoyoteOutputStream.write(CoyoteOutputStream.java:89)
at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:802)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:269)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:188)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:215)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:188)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapperValve.invoke(StandardWrapperValve.java:213)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContextValve.invoke(StandardContextValve.java:172)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostValve.invoke(StandardHostValve.java:127)
at org.apache.catalina.valves.ErrorReportValve.invoke(ErrorReportValve.java:117)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngineValve.invoke(StandardEngineValve.java:108)
at org.apache.catalina.connector.CoyoteAdapter.service(CoyoteAdapter.java:174)
at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Processor.process(Http11Processor.java:875)
at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11BaseProtocol$Http11ConnectionHandler.processConnection(Http11BaseProtocol.java:665)
at org.apache.tomcat.util.net.PoolTcpEndpoint.processSocket(PoolTcpEndpoint.java:528)
at org.apache.tomcat.util.net.MasterSlaveWorkerThread.run(MasterSlaveWorkerThread.java:113)
at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:619)
Caused by: java.net.SocketException: Broken pipe
at java.net.SocketOutputStream.socketWrite0(Native Method)
at java.net.SocketOutputStream.socketWrite(SocketOutputStream.java:92)
at java.net.SocketOutputStream.write(SocketOutputStream.java:136)
at org.apache.coyote.http11.InternalOutputBuffer.realWriteBytes(InternalOutputBuffer.java:750)
at org.apache.tomcat.util.buf.ByteChunk.flushBuffer(ByteChunk.java:432)
at org.apache.tomcat.util.buf.ByteChunk.append(ByteChunk.java:347)
at org.apache.coyote.http11.InternalOutputBuffer$OutputStreamOutputBuffer.doWrite(InternalOutputBuffer.java:773)
at org.apache.coyote.http11.filters.IdentityOutputFilter.doWrite(IdentityOutputFilter.java:118)
at org.apache.coyote.http11.InternalOutputBuffer.doWrite(InternalOutputBuffer.java:583)
at org.apache.coyote.Response.doWrite(Response.java:560)
at org.apache.catalina.connector.OutputBuffer.realWriteBytes(OutputBuffer.java:361)
... 23 more

Tomcat connector looks like this:





How can I prevent such an error? Thanks!!!
Madhan Sundararajan Devaki
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Joined: Mar 18, 2011
Posts: 312

In line number 2, do not initialize the byte array.
In line number 5, change the data type to long and remove the type-cast.
After line number 5, initialise the byte array' size with the value of "size" variable in line number 5.


S.D. MADHAN
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Robert Garrido
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Joined: Dec 11, 2008
Posts: 30
Thanks! It's better now...
 
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