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From Paul Querna <c...@force-elite.com>
Subject Re: apr_pollset_poll does not return when socket closed
Date Fri, 01 Sep 2006 04:09:48 GMT
Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> On 8/31/06, Henry Jen <henryjen@ztune.net> wrote:
>> Haven't get a chance to test on other platform, but wondering if this is
>> reasonable to expect. If it is, what do I miss in the testing code?
> 
> You should read:
> 
> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/apr-dev/200608.mbox/%3c44D113D0.9080001@apache.org%3e

> 
> 
> In short, there's no way to portably detect the socket is closed via a
> poll()-like mechanism.  It seems like everyone keeps running into
> this.  Apparently, the only way to know if it is closed is to read()
> from it - which really sucks.  -- justin

This doesn't suck. Portability sucks. FreeBSD forever.

(burned by linux again today.)

-Paul.

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