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Re: fhandler_socket::accept() and FIONBIO
"Thomas Pfaff" <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 7 Aug 2002, Conrad Scott wrote:
> > I've attached a tiny patch to fix the win98 / WSAENOBUFS
> > reported in
> > http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-developers/2002-07/msg00167.html
> > (amongst other places).
> > It turns out to be a minor ding in setting the socket back to
> > non-blocking in the (blocking) accept call. Quite why this
> > the effect it does on win98, I'll leave to the morning. This
> > patch fixes the problem and is obviously the right thing to
> > the details I'm happy to leave 'til later.
> Unfortunately it has worked on NT. Don't know why.
Yes, and if I've got the energy today, I might try and understand
what was going wrong on win98. AFAICT the socket was being left
non-blocking but since the fhandler thought it was blocking, this
wasn't generally visible. Perhaps *0 on NT systems is != 0 but on
9x systems it's == 0.
London's promised rain every day until the end of the weekend at
the earliest so I might yet have the opportunity to look more at