Java.io.PipedOutputStream.connect() Method

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Description

The java.io.PipedOutputStream.connect(PipedInputStream snk) method connects this piped output stream to a receiver. If this object is already connected to some other piped input stream, an IOException is thrown.

Declaration

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

public void connect(PipedInputStream snk)

Parameters

  • snk -- the piped input 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.PipedOutputStream.connect() method.

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.io.*;

public class PipedOutputStreamDemo 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
         out.connect(in);

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

         // print 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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