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@Deprecated public interface RequestDirectorDeprecated.(4.3) No longer usedA client-side request director. The director decides which steps are necessary to execute a request. It establishes connections and optionally processes redirects and authentication challenges. The director may therefore generate and send a sequence of requests in order to execute one initial request.
HttpResponse execute(HttpHost target, HttpRequest request, HttpContext context) throws HttpException, IOExceptionDeprecated.Executes a request.
Note: For the time being, a new director is instantiated for each request. This is the same behavior as for
HttpMethodDirectorin HttpClient 3.
target- the target host for the request. Implementations may accept
nullif they can still determine a route, for example to a default target or by inspecting the request.
request- the request to execute
context- the context for executing the request
- the final response to the request. This is never an intermediate response with status code 1xx.
HttpException- in case of a problem
IOException- in case of an IO problem or if the connection was aborted