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  1. 3a677d4 Add toString() for debugging and logging. by Gary D. Gregory · 1 year, 6 months ago master
  2. 9c362d4 Use camel case for instance variable names (which are all private and final.) Add toString(). by Gary D. Gregory · 1 year, 6 months ago
  3. e1c42bf Fixed delineation of 200 status message in response to CONNECT method by Oleg Kalnichevski · 1 year, 6 months ago
  4. 96b9e84 [HTTPCORE-450] Add a Provider parameter in SSLContextBuilder. Add SSLContextBuilder.setProvider(String). by Gary D. Gregory · 1 year, 7 months ago
  5. 1484c67 Fix Javadoc typos ("SSl" -> "SSL"). by Gary D. Gregory · 1 year, 7 months ago

Apache HttpComponents Core

Welcome to the HttpCore component of the Apache HttpComponents project.

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Building Instructions

For building from source instructions please refer to BUILDING.txt.


HttpCore requires Java 1.7 compatible runtime.


Apache HttpComponents Core is licensed under the Apache License 2.0. See the files called LICENSE.txt and NOTICE.txt for more information.

Cryptographic Software Notice

This distribution may include software that has been designed for use with cryptographic software. The country in which you currently reside may have restrictions on the import, possession, use, and/or re-export to another country, of encryption software. BEFORE using any encryption software, please check your country's laws, regulations and policies concerning the import, possession, or use, and re-export of encryption software, to see if this is permitted. See for more information.

The U.S. Government Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), has classified this software as Export Commodity Control Number (ECCN) 5D002.C.1, which includes information security software using or performing cryptographic functions with asymmetric algorithms. The form and manner of this Apache Software Foundation distribution makes it eligible for export under the License Exception ENC Technology Software Unrestricted (TSU) exception (see the BIS Export Administration Regulations, Section 740.13) for both object code and source code.

The following provides more details on the included software that may be subject to export controls on cryptographic software:

Apache HttpComponents Core interfaces with the Java Secure Socket Extension (JSSE) API to provide

- HTTPS support

Apache HttpComponents Core does not include any implementation of JSSE.


o For general information visit the main project site at

o For current status information visit the status page at