Subject: Re: Strange Nagle effect on 1.6.2
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Alan Barrett <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/31/2005 00:00:41
On Mon, 30 May 2005, David Laight wrote:
> In particular the PSH flag isn't exposed to the application itself by
> any APIs I know of. So the application cannot use it to pervert the
> cause of Nagle on a per-send basis.
I kind of expected that writes without fflush() or equivalent would not
set the TCP PSH flag. Apparently I was wrong about that.
Nevertheless, could we use fflush() to tell TCP to send buffered data
without waiting for Nagle-induced delays?
--apb (Alan Barrett)