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Groovy example source code file (FileReaderSource.java)

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bufferedinputstream, charset, charset, compilerconfiguration, file, file, fileinputstream, filereadersource, filereadersource, inputstream, io, ioexception, ioexception, reader, utf8

The Groovy FileReaderSource.java source code

 * Copyright 2003-2007 the original author or authors.
 * Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
 * you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
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 *     http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
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package org.codehaus.groovy.control.io;

import java.io.*;
import java.nio.charset.Charset;

import org.codehaus.groovy.control.CompilerConfiguration;

 *  A ReaderSource for source files.
 *  @author <a href="mailto:cpoirier@dreaming.org">Chris Poirier
 *  @version $Id: FileReaderSource.java 10715 2008-02-04 11:10:47Z glaforge $
public class FileReaderSource extends AbstractReaderSource {
    private File file;  // The File from which we produce Readers.
    private final Charset UTF8 = Charset.forName("UTF-8");

    *  Creates the ReaderSource from a File descriptor.
    * @param file script source file
    * @param configuration configuration for compiling source
    public FileReaderSource( File file, CompilerConfiguration configuration ) {
       super( configuration );
        this.file = file;

    *  Returns a new Reader on the underlying source object.  
    public Reader getReader() throws IOException {
       // we want to remove the BOM windows adds from a file if the encoding is UTF-8
       // in other cases we depend on the charsets 
       Charset cs = Charset.forName(configuration.getSourceEncoding());
       InputStream in = new BufferedInputStream(new FileInputStream(file));
       if (UTF8.name().equalsIgnoreCase(cs.name())) {
           boolean hasBOM = true;
           try {
               int i = in.read();
               hasBOM &= i == 0xEF;
               i = in.read();
               hasBOM &= i == 0xBB;
               i = in.read();
               hasBOM &= i == 0xFF;
           } catch (IOException ioe) {
               hasBOM= false;
           if (!hasBOM) in.reset();
       return new InputStreamReader( in, cs );

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