Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

javax.tools
Class ForwardingFileObject<F extends FileObject>

java.lang.Object
  extended by javax.tools.ForwardingFileObject<F>
Type Parameters:
F - the kind of file object forwarded to by this object
All Implemented Interfaces:
FileObject
Direct Known Subclasses:
ForwardingJavaFileObject

public class ForwardingFileObject<F extends FileObject>
extends Object
implements FileObject

Forwards calls to a given file object. Subclasses of this class might override some of these methods and might also provide additional fields and methods.

Since:
1.6

Field Summary
protected  F fileObject
          The file object which all methods are delegated to.
 
Constructor Summary
protected ForwardingFileObject(F fileObject)
          Creates a new instance of ForwardingFileObject.
 
Method Summary
 boolean delete()
          Deletes this file object.
 CharSequence getCharContent(boolean ignoreEncodingErrors)
          Gets the character content of this file object, if available.
 long getLastModified()
          Gets the time this file object was last modified.
 String getName()
          Gets a user-friendly name for this file object.
 InputStream openInputStream()
          Gets an InputStream for this file object.
 OutputStream openOutputStream()
          Gets an OutputStream for this file object.
 Reader openReader(boolean ignoreEncodingErrors)
          Gets a reader for this object.
 Writer openWriter()
          Gets a Writer for this file object.
 URI toUri()
          Returns a URI identifying this file object.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Field Detail

fileObject

protected final F extends FileObject fileObject
The file object which all methods are delegated to.

Constructor Detail

ForwardingFileObject

protected ForwardingFileObject(F fileObject)
Creates a new instance of ForwardingFileObject.

Parameters:
fileObject - delegate to this file object
Method Detail

toUri

public URI toUri()
Description copied from interface: FileObject
Returns a URI identifying this file object.

Specified by:
toUri in interface FileObject
Returns:
a URI

getName

public String getName()
Description copied from interface: FileObject
Gets a user-friendly name for this file object. The exact value returned is not specified but implementations should take care to preserve names as given by the user. For example, if the user writes the filename "BobsApp\Test.java" on the command line, this method should return "BobsApp\Test.java" whereas the toUri method might return file:///C:/Documents%20and%20Settings/UncleBob/BobsApp/Test.java.

Specified by:
getName in interface FileObject
Returns:
a user-friendly name

openInputStream

public InputStream openInputStream()
                            throws IOException
Description copied from interface: FileObject
Gets an InputStream for this file object.

Specified by:
openInputStream in interface FileObject
Returns:
an InputStream
Throws:
IllegalStateException - if this file object was opened for writing and does not support reading
UnsupportedOperationException - if this kind of file object does not support byte access
IOException - if an I/O error occurred

openOutputStream

public OutputStream openOutputStream()
                              throws IOException
Description copied from interface: FileObject
Gets an OutputStream for this file object.

Specified by:
openOutputStream in interface FileObject
Returns:
an OutputStream
Throws:
IllegalStateException - if this file object was opened for reading and does not support writing
UnsupportedOperationException - if this kind of file object does not support byte access
IOException - if an I/O error occurred

openReader

public Reader openReader(boolean ignoreEncodingErrors)
                  throws IOException
Description copied from interface: FileObject
Gets a reader for this object. The returned reader will replace bytes that cannot be decoded with the default translation character. In addition, the reader may report a diagnostic unless ignoreEncodingErrors is true.

Specified by:
openReader in interface FileObject
Parameters:
ignoreEncodingErrors - ignore encoding errors if true
Returns:
a Reader
Throws:
IllegalStateException - if this file object was opened for writing and does not support reading
UnsupportedOperationException - if this kind of file object does not support character access
IOException - if an I/O error occurred

getCharContent

public CharSequence getCharContent(boolean ignoreEncodingErrors)
                            throws IOException
Description copied from interface: FileObject
Gets the character content of this file object, if available. Any byte that cannot be decoded will be replaced by the default translation character. In addition, a diagnostic may be reported unless ignoreEncodingErrors is true.

Specified by:
getCharContent in interface FileObject
Parameters:
ignoreEncodingErrors - ignore encoding errors if true
Returns:
a CharSequence if available; null otherwise
Throws:
IllegalStateException - if this file object was opened for writing and does not support reading
UnsupportedOperationException - if this kind of file object does not support character access
IOException - if an I/O error occurred

openWriter

public Writer openWriter()
                  throws IOException
Description copied from interface: FileObject
Gets a Writer for this file object.

Specified by:
openWriter in interface FileObject
Returns:
a Writer
Throws:
IllegalStateException - if this file object was opened for reading and does not support writing
UnsupportedOperationException - if this kind of file object does not support character access
IOException - if an I/O error occurred

getLastModified

public long getLastModified()
Description copied from interface: FileObject
Gets the time this file object was last modified. The time is measured in milliseconds since the epoch (00:00:00 GMT, January 1, 1970).

Specified by:
getLastModified in interface FileObject
Returns:
the time this file object was last modified; or 0 if the file object does not exist, if an I/O error occurred, or if the operation is not supported

delete

public boolean delete()
Description copied from interface: FileObject
Deletes this file object. In case of errors, returns false.

Specified by:
delete in interface FileObject
Returns:
true if and only if this file object is successfully deleted; false otherwise

Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

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