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#![cfg(feature = "with-deprecated")]
#![deprecated(since = "0.1.4", note = "use sync::mpsc::channel instead")]
use std::any::Any;
use std::error::Error;
use std::fmt;
use {Poll, Async, Stream, Future, Sink};
use sink::Send;
use sync::mpsc;
/// Creates an in-memory channel implementation of the `Stream` trait.
/// This method creates a concrete implementation of the `Stream` trait which
/// can be used to send values across threads in a streaming fashion. This
/// channel is unique in that it implements back pressure to ensure that the
/// sender never outpaces the receiver. The `Sender::send` method will only
/// allow sending one message and the next message can only be sent once the
/// first was consumed.
/// The `Receiver` returned implements the `Stream` trait and has access to any
/// number of the associated combinators for transforming the result.
pub fn channel<T, E>() -> (Sender<T, E>, Receiver<T, E>) {
let (tx, rx) = mpsc::channel(0);
(Sender { inner: tx }, Receiver { inner: rx })
/// The transmission end of a channel which is used to send values.
/// This is created by the `channel` method in the `stream` module.
pub struct Sender<T, E> {
inner: mpsc::Sender<Result<T, E>>,
/// The receiving end of a channel which implements the `Stream` trait.
/// This is a concrete implementation of a stream which can be used to represent
/// a stream of values being computed elsewhere. This is created by the
/// `channel` method in the `stream` module.
#[must_use = "streams do nothing unless polled"]
pub struct Receiver<T, E> {
inner: mpsc::Receiver<Result<T, E>>,
/// Error type for sending, used when the receiving end of the channel is dropped
pub struct SendError<T, E>(Result<T, E>);
/// Future returned by `Sender::send`.
pub struct FutureSender<T, E> {
inner: Send<mpsc::Sender<Result<T, E>>>,
impl<T, E> fmt::Debug for SendError<T, E> {
fn fmt(&self, fmt: &mut fmt::Formatter) -> fmt::Result {
impl<T, E> fmt::Display for SendError<T, E> {
fn fmt(&self, fmt: &mut fmt::Formatter) -> fmt::Result {
write!(fmt, "send failed because receiver is gone")
impl<T, E> Error for SendError<T, E>
where T: Any, E: Any
fn description(&self) -> &str {
"send failed because receiver is gone"
impl<T, E> Stream for Receiver<T, E> {
type Item = T;
type Error = E;
fn poll(&mut self) -> Poll<Option<T>, E> {
match self.inner.poll().expect("cannot fail") {
Async::Ready(Some(Ok(e))) => Ok(Async::Ready(Some(e))),
Async::Ready(Some(Err(e))) => Err(e),
Async::Ready(None) => Ok(Async::Ready(None)),
Async::NotReady => Ok(Async::NotReady),
impl<T, E> Sender<T, E> {
/// Sends a new value along this channel to the receiver.
/// This method consumes the sender and returns a future which will resolve
/// to the sender again when the value sent has been consumed.
pub fn send(self, t: Result<T, E>) -> FutureSender<T, E> {
FutureSender { inner: self.inner.send(t) }
impl<T, E> Future for FutureSender<T, E> {
type Item = Sender<T, E>;
type Error = SendError<T, E>;
fn poll(&mut self) -> Poll<Self::Item, Self::Error> {
match self.inner.poll() {
Ok(a) => Ok(|a| Sender { inner: a })),
Err(e) => Err(SendError(e.into_inner())),