[Mono-dev] UnixStream Patch

Miguel de Icaza miguel at ximian.com
Fri Dec 22 11:11:45 EST 2006


> I know I've talked about the desire for this simple addition to the
> UnixStream class with Alp before, but I have found a need for it
> elsewhere.
> All this does is exposes the internal bool ownsHandle as a property,
> so it can be modified after instantiation, instead of only in the
> UnixStream(int, bool) constructor.

We already discussed this on irc.

You are using the high-level API, and then going behind its back for all
of its I/O and even closing.   Your handles are not file handles, but
they are managed by gzip.

So, no, this patch will not go in.

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