Reads a sequence of bytes from this channel into the given buffer.
An attempt is made to read up to r bytes from the channel,
where r is the number of bytes remaining in the buffer, that is,
dst.remaining(), at the moment this method is invoked.
Suppose that a byte sequence of length n is read, where
This byte sequence will be transferred into the buffer so that the first
byte in the sequence is at index p and the last byte is at index
where p is the buffer's position at the moment this method is
invoked. Upon return the buffer's position will be equal to
+ n; its limit will not have changed.
A read operation might not fill the buffer, and in fact it might not read any bytes at all. Whether or not it does so depends upon the nature and state of the channel. A socket channel in non-blocking mode, for example, cannot read any more bytes than are immediately available from the socket's input buffer; similarly, a file channel cannot read any more bytes than remain in the file. It is guaranteed, however, that if a channel is in blocking mode and there is at least one byte remaining in the buffer then this method will block until at least one byte is read.
This method may be invoked at any time. If another thread has already initiated a read operation upon this channel, however, then an invocation of this method will block until the first operation is complete.
|The buffer into which bytes are to be transferred|
-1 if the
channel has reached end-of-stream
|If this channel was not opened for reading|
|If this channel is closed|
|If another thread closes this channel while the read operation is in progress|
|If another thread interrupts the current thread while the read operation is in progress, thereby closing the channel and setting the current thread's interrupt status|
|If some other I/O error occurs|