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

Michael Vogel icarus at dabo.de
Fri Jun 8 12:02:12 CEST 2001


08.06.2001 10:51:04, "Thomas Schatzl" <tom_at_work at yline.com> wrote:

>You might try to have a look at the select() call. 

At home I will take a look at it. It's in the crt-unit, isn't it? 
Yesterday I haven't found any function that could help me ...

>Or set your socket to nonblocking mode via ioctl() (I guess you're
>programming with Linux ??) 

Yeah. Sorry, I hadn't mentioned that.

>and poll for data in a loop (not recommened
>though since it hogs the cpu).

Urgh, no, that's not good.


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