Socket question

Harry Broomhall haeb@demon.net
Mon Jan 12 05:50:00 GMT 1998


Jason said:
> 
[SNIP]
> void
> parse_data(fd_set * read_fds)
> {
>         if (FD_ISSET(socketfd, read_fds))
>                 if (readline() > 0) {

  What does read line do?  If it calls read than that's why.
Winsock does not have the Unix property of being able to use
read() and write() on sockets.

>                         parse(L);
>                 } else
>                         close(socketfd);

  You can't use close either.  Use closesocket().

  Regards,
     Harry.

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