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I am having a problem sending a byte array to a server via sockets. The Server logic (a separate thread from the client) waits for the data which apparently never comes (both client and server threads run on the same Windows PC).
The suspect client code is as follows:
Prior to running the above code the following took place:
The server was connected to port 5000 (apparently successful)
The client was connecte to “localhost”, port 5000 (apparently successful)
The client loaded a 20-byte array with 20 bytes of non-textual data.
The array is sent by the client every 5 seconds
Thanks for your time.
Last edited by l_long_island; 01-12-2012 at 11:19 AM.
Reason: added definition of byte_sender
I could be missing something here, but I don't quite see how the code you've shown us will work.
You are expecting the data to be sent out a socket, yes?
In send_Data_Via_Socket you are creating a new ByteArrayOutputStream.
Even though you are storing the reference to that new Object globally, any
association that may have been made previously, between some ByteArrayOutputStream
and a socket, does not apply to the new Object. So calling the flush method on
OutputStream should have no effect on the data in the new ByteArrayOutputStream,
In order for the data from the new ByteArrayOutputStream to be sent out a socket,
you would seemingly either have to establish a relationship between that new Object and
a socket before calling flush(), or call writeTo() and specify an OutputStream that is associated with a socket.