6516099: InputStream.skipFully(int k) to skip exactly k bytes

Sergey Bylokhov Sergey.Bylokhov at oracle.com
Fri Nov 9 20:10:36 UTC 2018

Hi, All.

it may be better to burn "skip()" in the fire of deprecation? and
implement the "newSkip()" which by default will call the "read()",
and then subclasses will provide its own fast/optimized implementation?
Or we still tries to take care about all corner cases for "skip()"?

On 08/11/2018 19:01, Brent Christian wrote:
> Some sort of disclaimer could frame the behavior being described, even if only something like, "skip() makes a best effort to account for a subclass's overridden skip() method behaving unexpectedly"
> -Brent

Best regards, Sergey.

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