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From Ryan Bloom <...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: [PATCH] sockets.c
Date Mon, 06 Aug 2001 21:44:22 GMT

The problem is that the second connect() call is failing with an EALREADYCONNECTED.
The correct way to detect an error from connect, according to Single Unix, is to do a poll
or select.  If select/poll return with an error or they timeout, the connect failed.  If they
successfully, then the connect has succeeded.


On Monday 06 August 2001 14:22, Jeff Trawick wrote:
> barbee@veribox.net writes:
> > There shouldn't be a reason to call connect again in the chunk
> > below since apr_wait_io_or_timeout should return success if we can
> > use the socket or error if we've timeout.
> The purpose of the connect call is to find out whether or we have a
> connection.  It is much better to find an error (e.g., ECONNREFUSED)
> here than have a subsequent read or write fail.  Applications don't
> tend to have as friendly an error path when send or recv fail as they
> do when connect fails since a connect failure is normal behavior (user
> specified bad input).


Ryan Bloom                        	rbb@apache.org
Covalent Technologies			rbb@covalent.net

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