[erlang-questions] EPIPE and TCP sockets
Thu Oct 11 22:15:56 CEST 2007
If I understand correctly, the BSD sockets interface to TCP lets you
know when a TCP socket is closed with outbound data unacknowledged, by
sending the sender SIGPIPE (or returning EPIPE if SIGPIPE is blocked).
Is there a way of getting gen_tcp to let me know if a send is not fully
completed at the time of socket close? (My initial experiments lead me
to believe the answer is "no", and inspecting .../common/inet_drv.c's
use of EPIPE tends to support that conclusion.)
The goal here is to be able to use TCP's reliable-delivery feature to
get told if the socket closes while unacknowledged sent data exists.
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