[ECOS] atHTTP hangs connections on select() errors

Andrew Lunn andrew@lunn.ch
Mon Jun 11 22:42:00 GMT 2007


On Mon, Jun 11, 2007 at 02:48:06PM -0800, Tad Artis wrote:
> athttp often locks up resources and never frees them if select() returns 
> an error.
> 
> A robust implementation of athttp will want to change the main 
> cyg_httpd_daemon listen() loop so that 
> cyg_httpd_close_unused_sockets(listener); is called regardless of the 
> return value from the listen() call.  Otherwise, errors from listen() 
> will prevent all connections (possibly causing the errors) from ever 
> timing out and being shut down.  The system will quickly run out of 
> sockets, as all will be left in the ESTABLISHED state.  Not theoretical, 
> fairly easy to get listen() to return errors.

Could you provide a patch for this?

      Thanks
        Andrew

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