[jcifs] 0.8 objectives

Michael B Allen mba2000 at ioplex.com
Thu Sep 11 04:57:17 EST 2003

Hi Ken,

There are a few reasons against using it at this time. Most important, NIO
is still a little new and I do not want to maintain two branches of code.


> Michael,
> I'm new to the mailing list and was wondering if there is any thought
> being given to updating the jCIFS code to follow the java.nio paradigm?
>  E.g. provide a 'SelectableChannel' implementation of the SmbNamedPipe?
> I'm working on a new application and I'd like to be able to use the NIO
> Selectors with SmbNamedPipes.  I have legacy code that uses Named Pipes
> that can't be changed, so I was looking into using the jCIFS
> implementation as my interface.  I can probably use the interace as is,
> but was wondering if there are any plans to support NIO style I/O.
> Thanks,
> Ken Gidley

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