Java.io.PipedInputStream.read() Method

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Description

The java.io.PipedInputStream.receive(int b) method receives a byte of data. This method will block if no input is available.

Declaration

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

protected void receive(int b)

Parameters

  • b -- the byte being received

Return Value

This method does not return a value.

Exception

  • IOException -- if the pipe is broken, unconnected, closed, or if an I/O error occurs.

Example

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

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.io.*;

public class PipedInputStreamDemo extends PipedInputStream {

   public static void main(String[] args) {

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

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

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

         // receive a byte 
         System.out.println("Receiving Byte...");
         in.receive(71);
         System.out.println("Byte Received.");


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


   }
}

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

Receiving Byte...
Byte Received.



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