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    • Type: Sub-task
    • Status: Resolved
    • Priority: P4
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 9
    • Fix Version/s: 11
    • Component/s: core-libs
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      Description

      Consider adding a blocking variant of readNBytes(int) that allocates
      the byte[] of up to "len" length internally and returns it. The method should be a suitable replacement for the internal sun.misc.IOUtils.readFully.

      sun.misc.IOUtils is a JDK internal convenience utility class that
      provides a single method that offers bulk blocking InputStream read
      semantics.

      There are a number of places, mainly in the security implementation,
      that required to read a specific number of bytes ( not to end of
      stream ), where it is preferable to not preallocate the byte[] and
      allow it to "grow" lazily, to be defensive against protocol errors.
      These cases cannot use read[N|All]Bytes.

      The discussion that lead to the filing of this issue can be found at:
      http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/core-libs-dev/2015-October/035693.html

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              • Assignee:
                bpb Brian Burkhalter
                Reporter:
                chegar Chris Hegarty
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