RFR: 8017513: Support for closeable streams

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Thu Aug 29 09:15:00 UTC 2013

On 29/08/2013 09:51, Paul Sandoz wrote:
> On Aug 29, 2013, at 8:58 AM, Alan Bateman<Alan.Bateman at oracle.com>  wrote:
>> :
>> I think I mentioned this previously but in the Files.list/walk/etc. methods where you close the resource (on error|runtimeexception) then it's probably best to catch the IOException and add it as a suppressed exception.
> Can TWR be used?
> try (DirectoryStream<Path>  ds = Files.newDirectoryStream(dir) {
>      ...
> }
It should be only closed for the error/exception case (as the Stream 
will keep the directory open).

Henry - Paul's comment reminds of that "one or more" doesn't need to the 
javadoc for Files.lines as it only opens one directory.


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