org.apache.axiom.ext.io
Interface ReadFromSupport

All Known Implementing Classes:
BAAOutputStream, BlobOutputStream

public interface ReadFromSupport

Optional interface implemented by OutputStream implementations that support transferring data from an InputStream. This interface may be used to avoid allocating a temporary buffer when there is a need to copy data from an input stream to an output stream.


Method Summary
 long readFrom(InputStream inputStream, long length)
          Read data from the given input stream and write it to this output stream.
 

Method Detail

readFrom

long readFrom(InputStream inputStream,
              long length)
              throws StreamCopyException
Read data from the given input stream and write it to this output stream. The method transfers data until one of the following conditions is met:

Parameters:
inputStream - An input stream to read data from. This method will not close the stream.
length - the number of bytes to transfer, or -1 if the method should transfer data until the end of the input stream is reached
Returns:
the number of bytes transferred
Throws:
StreamCopyException


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