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Lucene example source code file (IndexOutput.java)

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The Lucene IndexOutput.java source code

package org.apache.lucene.store;

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import java.io.IOException;
import java.io.Closeable;

/** Abstract base class for output to a file in a Directory.  A random-access
 * output stream.  Used for all Lucene index output operations.
 * @see Directory
 * @see IndexInput
public abstract class IndexOutput extends DataOutput implements Closeable {

  /** Forces any buffered output to be written. */
  public abstract void flush() throws IOException;

  /** Closes this stream to further operations. */
  public abstract void close() throws IOException;

  /** Returns the current position in this file, where the next write will
   * occur.
   * @see #seek(long)
  public abstract long getFilePointer();

  /** Sets current position in this file, where the next write will occur.
   * @see #getFilePointer()
  public abstract void seek(long pos) throws IOException;

  /** The number of bytes in the file. */
  public abstract long length() throws IOException;

  /** Set the file length. By default, this method does
   * nothing (it's optional for a Directory to implement
   * it).  But, certain Directory implementations (for
   * example @see FSDirectory) can use this to inform the
   * underlying IO system to pre-allocate the file to the
   * specified size.  If the length is longer than the
   * current file length, the bytes added to the file are
   * undefined.  Otherwise the file is truncated.
   * @param length file length
  public void setLength(long length) throws IOException {}

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