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From Matt Sicker <boa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [compress][io] Avoid InputStream#skip?
Date Tue, 01 May 2018 15:07:53 GMT
Speaking of rarely used APIs in java.io, would that also include
mark/available/reset? Or are those all implemented in terms of skip()?

On 1 May 2018 at 06:05, Torsten Curdt <tcurdt@vafer.org> wrote:

> +1
>
> On Tue, May 1, 2018 at 12:59 PM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On 1 May 2018 at 11:24, Stefan Bodewig <bodewig@apache.org> wrote:
> > > Hi all
> > >
> > > as skip throwing exception is uncommon enough that it hasn't been
> > > reported before in Compress and only seems to happen if you use streams
> > > like System.in maybe we can solve the issue by providing a wrapper
> > > stream that overrides skip so that it uses read and advice people to
> use
> > > that if they use special streams?
> >
> > +1
> >
> > > For Compress I really don't want to stop using skip as we potentially
> > > use it to skip larger chunks of uncompressed archives when moving ahead
> > > to the next entry without wanting to read the current one and reading
> > > will mean a significant slowdown for everybody in order to avoid
> > > problems in a few corner cases.
> > >
> > > Stefan
> > >
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