On Mon, Sep 8, 2008 at 9:11 PM, Alex Loddengaard

> I have a follow-up question:
> Will using 
> *messageInstance.newBuilderForType().mergeFrom(input).build();*work for a 
> stream that contains trailing binary information?

No, it won't work.  Protocol buffers are not self-delimiting.  They assume
that the input you provide is supposed to be one complete message, not a
message possibly followed by other stuff.

You will need to somehow communicate the size of the message and make sure
to limit the input to that size.

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