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From Ben Walding <>
Subject Re: OT: Psuedo Async File IO
Date Sat, 09 Apr 2005 05:20:14 GMT
Am I confused, or is Java NIO not what you're looking for?

Mike Spille wrote some wrappers around NIO, but I'm not sure how active 
they are:

Richard Wallace wrote:

> Hey everyone,
> I'm getting to a point with my smtp protocol provider that I need to 
> start thinking about file IO.  Since there is no support for 
> non-blocking IO in Java yet I need something that fakes it.  I was 
> wondering if anyone had any experience with any existing components 
> that do this.  If there aren't any really good ones that anyone can 
> recommend I'll probably wind up writing something on my own.
> I'm kind of thinking it should basically be a component that uses a 
> single thread to monitor a queue for IO requests and then uses 
> something like the IoHandler in MINA to let clients know when 
> reads/writes have started/stopped/failed.
> Any input on existing components or what would be necessary to maybe 
> repurpose parts of MINA for this task would be great.
> Thanks,
> Rich

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