[fpc-pascal]How to get read-timeouts when reading sockets?

Mirek Novak mirek.novak at auto.cz
Fri Jun 8 10:35:16 CEST 2001

On both platforms (Linux/Win)  u have to use Select (see FPC manual
Reference Guide for linux platform)

Mirek Novak

Michael Vogel píše:

> Hi!
> Yesterday evening I tried to build a little telnet-program, just to
> test the IP-socket-implementation.
> I took the finger-sourcecode, but I got the problem, that I couldn't
> determine if there were any data left to read. The eof seems to occur
> only when the socket is closed?
> Additionally it seems important to me that there is a timeout when
> waiting for data just because otherwise a non-standard answer could
> block this program.
> Tschau!
> Michael
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