org.apache.commons.httpclient

Interface HttpMethodRetryHandler

Known Implementing Classes:
DefaultHttpMethodRetryHandler

public interface HttpMethodRetryHandler

A handler for determining if an HttpMethod should be retried after a recoverable exception during execution.

Classes implementing this interface must synchronize access to shared data as methods of this interfrace may be executed from multiple threads

See Also:
HttpMethod.execute(HttpState,HttpConnection)

Method Summary

boolean
retryMethod(HttpMethod method, IOException exception, int executionCount)
Determines if a method should be retried after an HttpRecoverableException occurs during execution.

Method Details

retryMethod

public boolean retryMethod(HttpMethod method,
                           IOException exception,
                           int executionCount)
Determines if a method should be retried after an HttpRecoverableException occurs during execution.
Parameters:
method - the method being executed
exception - the exception that occurred
executionCount - the number of times this method has been unsuccessfully executed
Returns:
true if the method should be retried, false otherwise