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Re: [compress][io] Avoid InputStream#skip?


On 1 May 2018 at 11:24, Stefan Bodewig <bodewig@xxxxxxxxxx> 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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