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Re: datagram vs stream sockets

der Mouse <mouse%Rodents-Montreal.ORG@localhost> wrote:

> > Perhaps the kernel just checks that a frame is consumed before
> > sending a new one?  Unfortunately I am unaware of such a posibility
> > with stream sockets.
> In general, it's not possible.  In the specific case of AF_LOCAL, it's
> relatively easy, at least within the kernel, because the peer socket is
> available for direct inspection.

The question is: do we have any way of doing that from userland? 

I suspect that just using blocking I/O would fix the problem.
Unfortunately, I need non-blocking input. As far as I know it is not
possible to have non-blocking input and blocking output.

Emmanuel Dreyfus

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