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From Ralph Goers <ralph.go...@dslextreme.com>
Subject Re: [commons-vfs] Need clarification for FileContent.getOutputStream(boolean) method..
Date Fri, 27 Jul 2012 18:20:30 GMT
Right. Isn't that what Ratha says is not happening? He is setting the value to true and it
is recreating the file, not just appending to it.

Ralph

On Jul 27, 2012, at 11:14 AM, Gary Gregory wrote:

> The javadoc I see reads:
> 
> bAppend - true if you would like to append to the file
> The wording could be better
> 
> Gary
> 
> On Jul 27, 2012, at 12:04, Ralph Goers <ralph.goers@dslextreme.com> wrote:
> 
> I meant the javadoc for the method.  It doesn't mention append. All it says
> is "If the file does not exist, this method creates it, and the parent
> folder, if necessary. If the file does exist, it is replaced with whatever
> is written to the output stream." However, the append parameter does
> mention appending. So your comment that it is working as documented applies
> to the method portion but not to the specific parameter.
> 
> Ralph
> 
> On Jul 27, 2012, at 8:46 AM, Gary Gregory wrote:
> 
> The Javadoc talks about append. What "main" docs? I thought the
> 
> Javadoc what the primary doc source?
> 
> 
> Gary
> 
> 
> On Jul 27, 2012, at 11:04, Ralph Goers <ralph.goers@dslextreme.com> wrote:
> 
> 
> That is confusing.  The main documentation says nothing about append, yet
> the true/false flag implies that it should append.
> 
> 
> Ralph
> 
> 
> On Jul 27, 2012, at 6:00 AM, Gary Gregory wrote:
> 
> 
> Sounds like the API works as documented.
> 
> 
> Gary
> 
> 
> On Jul 27, 2012, at 8:52, vijayaratha vijayasingam
> 
> <vijayaratha@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> 
> Hi Gray,
> 
> 
> This is my observation..if i pass false.., a output file is newly created
> 
> (even there is a ouput file is present..)
> 
> If i pass true also same thing happens..I thought it will append to
> 
> existing output file....Am i misunderstand anything?
> 
> 
> On 27 July 2012 18:11, Gary Gregory <garydgregory@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> 
> You file never gets appended?  Can you provide a test case? Does it
> 
> still happen with the trunk code? What version are you using?
> 
> 
> Gary
> 
> 
> On Jul 27, 2012, at 8:35, vijayaratha vijayasingam
> 
> <vijayaratha@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> 
> I checked the doc..but i dont see any difference, when i pass
> 
> true/false..
> 
> 
> On 27 July 2012 17:54, Gary Gregory <garydgregory@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> 
> Please see the Javadoc at
> 
> 
> 
> http://commons.apache.org/vfs/apidocs/org/apache/commons/vfs2/FileContent.html#getOutputStream(boolean)
> 
> 
> Gary
> 
> 
> On Jul 27, 2012, at 5:00, vijayaratha vijayasingam
> 
> <vijayaratha@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> 
> Hi all;
> 
> We are using commons.vfs2 library in our synapse vfs transport...
> 
> I need a clarification for the following function;
> 
> 
> *org.apache.commons.vfs2.FileContent.getOutputStream(boolean)*
> 
> 
> If i use true or false, whatever, i see my output file is newly
> 
> generated
> 
> one..
> 
> Can anybody clarify what is the exact difference if i use true and
> 
> false?
> 
> 
> Thanks
> 
> -Ratha
> 
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