[erlang-questions] gen_tcp:recv/3 timeout

Ahmed Omar <>
Tue Dec 27 14:21:58 CET 2011


It's number

On Tue, Dec 27, 2011 at 2:10 AM, Roberto Ostinelli <>wrote:

> dear list,
>
> when calling gen_tcp:recv/3 by specifying a length and a timeout, when
> will {error, timeout} be a response? Is it:
>
> 1. when no bytes are received for a period longer than the specified
> Timeout
> 2. when the number of bytes specified in Length is not received within
> Timeout
>
> if 2, what is the best solution to actually *not* have a recv/3 timeout
> while receiving bytes at a very low pace (for instance on very slow
> connections)?
>
> thank you,
>
> r.
>
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