[guardian-dev] Sharing encrypted content with other apps
hans at guardianproject.info
Wed Jan 29 12:06:07 EST 2014
On 01/28/2014 08:49 PM, Mark Murphy wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 28, 2014, at 17:25, Mark Murphy wrote:
>> On Tue, Jan 28, 2014, at 17:13, David Holl wrote:
>>> b) Another idea --- getting back to the clever pipe approach... It would
>>> be cool if unix socket URI's are available, such as
>>> "unix:///tmp/data/blah.txt" or "socket:///tmp/data/blah.txt" or whatever
>>> the URI scheme is.
>> AFAIK, that's not available at the Java layer, and definitely would not
>> be recognized by arbitrary third-party apps.
> I was wrong about Unix sockets being available at the Java layer, as
> that's LocalSocket and LocalServerSocket, I think. And, you can use
> those to create a FileDescriptor:
> However, I suspect this will suffer from the same rewind problem as
> createPipe() does.
One hack to solve the rewind issue that we've plotted out is to implement
seekable HTTP streams. That works for seekable video playback from IOCipher
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