Re: GZip

Hi Kevin,

I've put new visad.jar and visad_src-2.0.jar files at:

  ftp://ftp.ssec.wisc.edu/pub/visad-2.0/untested/

with the VisADForm.readData() method declared public.
Please let me know if this does not solve your problem.

Cheers,
Bill

On Fri, 12 Mar 2004, Kevin Manross wrote:

>
> Greetings,
>
> In an attempt to reduce the size of the files required for my
> application, I would like to gzip them and then unzip and read one file
> at a time.
>
> Can this be done "on the fly" and then read into Plain.open() and/or
> VisADForm.open()?
>
> Something like
>
>
> >   public static FieldImpl readGZipFile(String Filename)
> >   {
> >     FieldImpl r_field;
> >     visad.data.visad.VisADForm input = new visad.data.visad.VisADForm(true);
> >
> >     try
> >     {
> >       r_field = (FieldImpl) input.readData(
> >                                              new 
> > visad.data.visad.BinaryReader(
> >                                              new GZIPInputStream(
> >                                              new FileInputStream(Filename) 
> > ) )
> >                                            );
> >     }
> >     catch (Exception ioe)
> >     { System.err.println("TerrainBlockage (readGZipFile): " + ioe); }
> >
> >     return r_field;
> >   }
>
>
> I've tried this and since readData() is "package private" it will not
> compile (blatantly showing my Java ignorance  ;-)
>
>
> Many thanks!!
>
> -kevin.
>
>
>
>
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