AsynchronousFileChannel.open() - is it blocking?
zhong.j.yu at gmail.com
Thu Mar 1 15:52:26 PST 2012
A synchronous action can be blocking or non-blocking. I'm asking the
On Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 5:02 PM, Vitaly Davidovich <vitalyd at gmail.com> wrote:
> It's probably safe to assume that any method that doesn't return a Future or
> accepts a CompletionHandler runs synchronously.
> On Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 5:52 PM, Zhong Yu <zhong.j.yu at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Is open() a potentially blocking action? Apparently so because some
>> sanity checking (e.g. existence of the file) requires disk spin. If
>> that's the case, it should probably be explicitly documented.
>> And after open(), are following methods blocking or non-blocking?
>> Zhong Yu
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