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Many Unhappy I/O Returns

Many Unhappy I/O Returns

The class java.io.PushbackInputStream in JDK 1.1.3 returns the wrong value from its available() method. If you look at the source code, it returns

 pos + super.available();

when it should really return

 (buf.length - pos) + super.available();

I hope I’ve hereby saved you the grief it caused me when implementing some I/O classes to transparently translate NETASCII Internet text messages to the local native text format.

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