troubleshooting Question

Get cache-control headers from request for redirect

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I have created a servlet for using in jsp pages. It's for rewriting urls so i can have nice urls in my jsp website. For example

redirects thru a servlet depents on the subdirectory. It's not a realy redirect but:
request.getRequestDispatcher(newURL).include(request, response);
Where newURl is the jsp page for serving the content. like article.jsp
This works fine, but i send cache-control headers with the article.jsp and these are lost when the
request.getRequestDispatcher(newURL).include(request, response); line is called. So the compleet url doesn't contain cache-control headers.

It is possible the add hardcoded cache-control headers in the servlet, but i would like to take over the cach-control headers that are set within the jsp page. So i have to retrieve these header and set this again within the servlet.

Does anyone has experience with this ?
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