[concurrency-interest] Interruptible I/O (was RE: enable / disable interrupt

Mark Thornton mthornton at optrak.co.uk
Sun Mar 30 04:34:02 EDT 2008

David Holmes wrote:
> (Though for a long time there were issues - and maybe still are - 
> because Java didn't expose the APIs to set timeouts in all places that 
> you'd want them. And the close() semantics took some effort to get 
> right on all platforms.)
You still can't set time-outs on file operations, which is a pity in the 
case of network based files.

Mark Thornton

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