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Broken pipe IOException

Peter Phung
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Joined: Dec 06, 2001
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Can anyone tell me what causes a Broken pipe Exception to be thrown?

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Steve Deadsea
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Joined: Dec 03, 2001
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My guess is that its either not a standard java class or not a BrokenPipeException. I'm guessing that you see an exception with a message of "Broken Pipe".
My guess would be that piped streams are being used (PipedReader, PipedWriter, PipedInputStream, or PipedOutputStream) but not being connected first.
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