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DigestOutputStream

public class DigestOutputStream
extends FilterOutputStream

java.lang.Object
   ↳ java.io.OutputStream
     ↳ java.io.FilterOutputStream
       ↳ java.security.DigestOutputStream


A transparent stream that updates the associated message digest using the bits going through the stream.

To complete the message digest computation, call one of the digest methods on the associated message digest after your calls to one of this digest ouput stream's write methods.

It is possible to turn this stream on or off (see on). When it is on, a call to one of the write methods results in an update on the message digest. But when it is off, the message digest is not updated. The default is for the stream to be on.

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Summary

Fields

protected MessageDigest digest

The message digest associated with this stream.

Inherited fields

From class java.io.FilterOutputStream

Public constructors

DigestOutputStream(OutputStream stream, MessageDigest digest)

Creates a digest output stream, using the specified output stream and message digest.

Public methods

MessageDigest getMessageDigest()

Returns the message digest associated with this stream.

void on(boolean on)

Turns the digest function on or off.

void setMessageDigest(MessageDigest digest)

Associates the specified message digest with this stream.

String toString()

Prints a string representation of this digest output stream and its associated message digest object.

void write(byte[] b, int off, int len)

Updates the message digest (if the digest function is on) using the specified subarray, and in any case writes the subarray to the output stream.

void write(int b)

Updates the message digest (if the digest function is on) using the specified byte, and in any case writes the byte to the output stream.

Inherited methods

From class java.io.FilterOutputStream
From class java.io.OutputStream
From class java.lang.Object
From interface java.io.Closeable
From interface java.io.Flushable
From interface java.lang.AutoCloseable

Fields

digest

Added in API level 1
MessageDigest digest

The message digest associated with this stream.

Public constructors

DigestOutputStream

Added in API level 1
DigestOutputStream (OutputStream stream, 
                MessageDigest digest)

Creates a digest output stream, using the specified output stream and message digest.

Parameters
stream OutputStream: the output stream.
digest MessageDigest: the message digest to associate with this stream.

Public methods

getMessageDigest

Added in API level 1
MessageDigest getMessageDigest ()

Returns the message digest associated with this stream.

Returns
MessageDigest the message digest associated with this stream.

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on

Added in API level 1
void on (boolean on)

Turns the digest function on or off. The default is on. When it is on, a call to one of the write methods results in an update on the message digest. But when it is off, the message digest is not updated.

Parameters
on boolean: true to turn the digest function on, false to turn it off.

setMessageDigest

Added in API level 1
void setMessageDigest (MessageDigest digest)

Associates the specified message digest with this stream.

Parameters
digest MessageDigest: the message digest to be associated with this stream.

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toString

Added in API level 1
String toString ()

Prints a string representation of this digest output stream and its associated message digest object.

Returns
String a string representation of the object.

write

Added in API level 1
void write (byte[] b, 
                int off, 
                int len)

Updates the message digest (if the digest function is on) using the specified subarray, and in any case writes the subarray to the output stream. That is, if the digest function is on (see on), this method calls update on the message digest associated with this stream, passing it the subarray specifications. This method then writes the subarray bytes to the output stream, blocking until the bytes are actually written.

Parameters
b byte: the array containing the subarray to be used for updating and writing to the output stream.
off int: the offset into b of the first byte to be updated and written.
len int: the number of bytes of data to be updated and written from b, starting at offset off.
Throws
IOException if an I/O error occurs.

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write

Added in API level 1
void write (int b)

Updates the message digest (if the digest function is on) using the specified byte, and in any case writes the byte to the output stream. That is, if the digest function is on (see on), this method calls update on the message digest associated with this stream, passing it the byte b. This method then writes the byte to the output stream, blocking until the byte is actually written.

Parameters
b int: the byte to be used for updating and writing to the output stream.
Throws
IOException if an I/O error occurs.

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