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From "Niall Pemberton (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (IO-152) Add ByteArrayOutputStream.readFrom(InputStream)
Date Sat, 05 Jan 2008 16:07:34 GMT

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Niall Pemberton commented on IO-152:
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I find the method name "readFrom" confusing as its actually writing to the ByteArrayOutputStream
- why not just write(InputStream)?

> Add ByteArrayOutputStream.readFrom(InputStream)
> -----------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: IO-152
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/IO-152
>             Project: Commons IO
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>          Components: Streams/Writers
>            Reporter: Jukka Zitting
>            Priority: Minor
>             Fix For: 1.4
>
>         Attachments: IO-152.patch
>
>
> It would be useful to have a ByteArrayOutputStream.readFrom(InputStream) method to mirror
the existing writeTo(OutputStream) method. A call like baos.readFrom(in) would be semantically
the same as IOUtils.copy(in, baos), but would avoid an extra in-memory copy of the stream
contents, as it could read bytes from the input stream directly into the internal ByteArrayOutputStream
buffers.

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