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Re: [Bug-gnulib] full_write how to distingush EOF?

From: Oskar Liljeblad
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnulib] full_write how to distingush EOF?
Date: Sun, 26 Sep 2004 10:29:09 +0200
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On Sunday, September 26, 2004 at 01:14, Paul Eggert wrote:
> > How do you distinguish an EOF from a "no free space" error with
> > full_write? It seems to me that it is more important to be able
> > to do this rather than support broken systems.
> Can you give more details about the problem?  'write' can't fail due
> to EOF, right?  (Are you worried about the case where the buffer size
> is zero?)

Looks like I need to read up on unix (and socket programming in particular).
I was under the impression that write would return 0/EOF when writing to
a disconnected socket. But now I know better... Please ignore the email.


Oskar Liljeblad (address@hidden)

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