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    Default flush()

    When exactly should I use the .flush() function?
    I read about this function, but do I also need it when you read data and found a hit and you write away that line to an output file?


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    Default Re: flush()

    The flush function of what class? What does the API say?
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    Default Re: flush()

    This is from the doc:
    Flushes this output stream and forces any buffered output bytes to be written out.

    So I guess it is better for the computer then to work faster, and to use less memory?

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    Default Re: flush()

    I'd recommend a google search of something like "java flush". There are many explanations that are better than any one person can explain to you. Here's the first result: When to use flush() in Java? (Java in General forum at JavaRanch)

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