pull-tobits

pull-stream throughs for manipulating (splitting, etc) buffers

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pull-tobits

This is a suite of pull-stream throughs that are used to manipulate an incoming buffer into component parts. In a very simple case it could be used to split a file on newline characters (\n). In a more complicated case it could be used to identify separate chunks in a bzip2 compressed file.

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frame

frame(opts)

Under development

Separate a single input buffer into frames. The incoming stream will be collected until we have identified that a matching header or footer (or both) have been successfully identified.

The behaviour of this particular through stream depends on the requested behaviour:

  • for a header-only search, once another matching header is identified the through stream will pass that frame on. In the case of the header only search, the EOF file considered to match a new header also.

  • for a footer-only search, once the footer is identified all queued data is passed on as a frame.

  • when both a matching header and footer are required, once we have a match at both ends that is passed on as a frame.

split

split(delimiter)

Split an incoming buffer into separate parts, and throw away the delimiters. The following is a pretty contrived example, but demonstrates the idea:

var bits = require('pull-tobits');
var pull = require('pull-stream');
var input = new Buffer([1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6].join('\n'));

console.log(input);
// --> <Buffer 31 0a 32 0a 33 0a 34 0a 35 0a 36>

pull(
  pull.once(input),
  bits.split([0x0A]),  // bits.split('\n') is equivalent
  pull.log()
);

// --> <Buffer 31>
// --> <Buffer 32>
// --> <Buffer 33>
// --> <Buffer 34>
// --> <Buffer 35>
// --> <Buffer 36>

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MIT

Copyright (c) 2013 Damon Oehlman damon.oehlman@gmail.com

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