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Subject [jira] [Resolved] (IO-335) Tailer#readLines - incorrect CR handling
Date Thu, 07 Jun 2012 23:25:23 GMT


Sebb resolved IO-335.

       Resolution: Fixed
    Fix Version/s: 2.4
> Tailer#readLines - incorrect CR handling
> ----------------------------------------
>                 Key: IO-335
>                 URL:
>             Project: Commons IO
>          Issue Type: Bug
>            Reporter: Sebb
>            Assignee: Sebb
>             Fix For: 2.4
> The readLines method checks for CR. If found, it is not stored immediately, but a flag
is set.
> If the next char is an LF, the buffer is passed to the listener without the CR.
> As soon as the next non-LF (and non-CR) character is received, the saved CR is written
to the buffer.
> The net result is that CR before LF migrates to the start of the next non-empty line,
and repeated CRs are collapsed. This is clearly wrong.
> The original code (before IO-274) used RandomAccessFile#readLine() which returns on CR,
> It looks as though the intention was to retain this behaviour whilst not blocking.

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