JDK-4527345 : New I/O: Add MulticastChannel
  • Type: Enhancement
  • Component: core-libs
  • Sub-Component: java.nio
  • Affected Version: 1.3.0,1.4.0,5.0
  • Priority: P4
  • Status: Closed
  • Resolution: Duplicate
  • OS: generic,other,linux
  • CPU: generic,unknown,x86
  • Submitted: 2001-11-14
  • Updated: 2017-05-16
  • Resolved: 2008-09-01
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Description
The java.nio.channels package supports only unicast datagram sockets.
It should be extended to support multicast datagram sockets.

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Comments
EVALUATION This has been integrated into jdk7 build 36 via 4640544.
2008-08-23

EVALUATION As part of NIO.2/JSR-203 we have added multicast support to DatagramChannel. This allows a DatagramChannel to join a multicast group to receive all multicast datagrams sent to the group, or to join the group so that it only receives multicast datagrams sent by specific sources.
2007-03-23

EVALUATION This feature will be deliverved by JSR-203 ("NIO.2"). This JSR is targetting Dolphin (Java SE 7).
2004-09-05