[erlang-questions] : : : gen_sctp:connect/5 change

Raimo Niskanen <>
Fri Apr 4 09:05:03 CEST 2008


On Thu, Apr 03, 2008 at 03:04:36PM +0200, Raimo Niskanen wrote:
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> On Thu, Apr 03, 2008 at 07:10:03AM -0400, Serge Aleynikov wrote:
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> > Raimo Niskanen wrote:
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> > > 2) Should connect/5 for active socket be non-blocking
> > >    or not, or selectable. If connect/5 for passive
> > >    socket is made non-blocking it should be the
> > >    same for active socket.
> > 
> > Agreed.
> > 
> 
> But, should simply connect/5 for active socket be non-blocking?
> 
> And only allow connect/5 on listen socket that is {active,true}?
> 

On the issue of choosing between blocking and non-blocking
conntect, we could make connect(Socket, Addr, Port, Opts) be non-
blocking instead of being connect(Socket, Add, Port, Opts, infinity).

Or (heaven forbid) introduce connect_nb/4.

> > Regards,
> > 
> > Serge
> > 
> :
> :

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/ Raimo Niskanen, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB



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