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From Rémy Maucherat <r...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Drop SocketWrapperBase.write(Non)BlockingDirect methods
Date Wed, 27 Nov 2019 15:59:33 GMT
On Wed, Nov 27, 2019 at 4:51 PM Mark Thomas <markt@apache.org> wrote:

> I've been looking at the 9.0.x changes.
>
> What is clearer now (I think the differences were always there - just
> harder to see with the more complex code) is that there are some minor
> differences in behaviour when all of the following are true:
> - the source buffer is emptied when it is copied to the socket buffer
> - the socket buffer is full after the source buffer has been copied
>
> In some cases there will be an immediate write to the network. In other
> cases the network write will wait until the next write to the socket
> buffer or the next explicit flush.
>
> I think I prefer an immediate write in this scenario. WDYT to updating
> (very carefully) all of the write methods to behave that way?
>

Ah personally I did prefer not writing that full buffer (unless the source
still has data, of course) on purpose since I considered not doing IO
reduced the likelihood to block on IO (or write 0 for non blocking and
having to use the poller). That's possible though if you like it better.

Rémy

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