A component that fixes the message size of an input stream to a given value, outputting blocks of that size when sufficient input has accumulated. This component's input is stream orientated - all messages received are concatenated to the interal buffer without divisions.
Chunkifying a console reader:
pipeline( ConsoleReader(eol=""), Chunkifier(20), ConsoleEchoer() ).run()
Messages received on the "inbox" are buffered until at least N bytes have been collected. A message containing those first N bytes is sent out "outbox". A CharacterFIFO object is used to do this in linear time.
The usual sending of a producerFinished/shutdown to the "control" inbox will shut it down.
Chunkifier([chunksize]) -> new Chunkifier component.
Flow controller - collects incoming data and outputs it only as quanta of a given length in bytes (chunksize), unless the input stream ends (producerFinished).
Keyword arguments: - chunksize -- Chunk size in bytes - nodelay -- if set to True, partial chunks will be output rather than buffering up data while waiting for more to arrive.
Methods defined here
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