ioutil.go at [70896f73e9]

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// Package ioutil contains various constructs for io operations
package ioutil

import (

// An function alias type that implements io.Writer
type WriterFunc func([]byte) (int, error)

// Delegates the call to the WriterFunc while implementing io.Writer
func (w WriterFunc) Write(b []byte) (int, error) {
	return w(b)

// An function alias type that implements io.Reader
type ReaderFunc func([]byte) (int, error)

// Delegates the call to the WriterFunc while implementing io.Reader
func (r ReaderFunc) Read(b []byte) (int, error) {
	return r(b)

// Returns a reader that will delegate calls to Read(...) while ensuring
// that the output buffer will never be smaller than the required size
func MinReader(reader io.Reader, size int) io.Reader {
	var buffer []byte = make([]byte, 0, size)

	return ReaderFunc(func(output []byte) (int, error) {
		var (
			readCount int
			err       error
		//fmt.Println("Requesting read with length ", len(output), "buffer's length is ", len(buffer))

		// Reply with the buffered data if there is any
		if len(buffer) > 0 {
			readCount = copy(output, buffer)

			// Advance the data in the buffer
			buffer = buffer[:copy(buffer, buffer[readCount:])]

			//fmt.Println("After buffer read - buffer lenght is", len(buffer))

			if len(buffer) == 0 {
				return readCount, err

			// Do not propagate an error until the buffer is exhausted
			return readCount, nil

		// Delegate if the buffer is empty and the destination buffer is large enough
		if len(output) >= size {
			//fmt.Println("Delegating read for output length ", len(output), " and size ", size)
			return reader.Read(output[:(len(output)/size)*size])

		// Perform a read into the buffer
		readCount, err = reader.Read(buffer[:size])

		// Size the buffer down to the read data size and restart
		buffer = buffer[:readCount]

		//fmt.Println("Read into buffer: ", len(buffer), "bytes")

		if len(buffer) > 0 {
			goto start
		return 0, err