Java.io.PipedInputStream.connect() Method

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Description

The java.io.PipedInputStream.connect(PipedOutputStream src) method causes this piped input stream to be connected to the piped output stream src. If this object is already connected to some other piped output stream, an IOException is thrown.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.io.PipedInputStream.connect() method

public void connect(PipedOutputStream src)

Parameters

  • src -- The piped output stream to connect to.

Return Value

This method does not return a value

Exception

  • IOException -- if an I/O error occurs.

Example

The following example shows the usage of java.io.PipedInputStream.connect() method.

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.io.*;

public class PipedInputStreamDemo {

   public static void main(String[] args) {

      // create a new Piped input and Output Stream
      PipedOutputStream out = new PipedOutputStream();
      PipedInputStream in = new PipedInputStream();

      try {
         // connect input and output
         in.connect(out);

         // write something 
         out.write(70);
         out.write(71);

         // read what we wrote
         for (int i = 0; i < 2; i++) {
            System.out.println("" + (char) in.read());
         }

      } catch (IOException ex) {
         ex.printStackTrace();
      }


   }
}

Let us compile and run the above program, this will produce the following result:

F
G



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