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Re: readv() on TCP socket returns 0

On Thu, Mar 07, 2013 at 12:58:50PM -0500, Mouse wrote:
> If you care about portability, I would recommend not counting on this.
> For example, it wouldn't surprise me if some other OSes returned zero
> for a nonblocking read with no data immediately available.  (I don't
> know of any specific examples.)

That would be a bug -- how would you detect connection close in that
case?  Clearly such a read must return EWOULDBLOCK.


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