[fpc-pascal]Nonblocking socket - end of socket

Sebastian G√ľnther sguenther at gmx.de
Tue Sep 16 17:08:52 CEST 2003

Georgi Georgiev schrieb:

> There is another way, if you use file descriptor calls
> for non-blocked socket:
> ...
> count:=fdRead(socket,data,size);
> socket_eof:=(count=0) and (LinuxError=0);
> ...

eeehm normally fdread returns -1 for closed sockets, so you can obmit 
the LinuxError part and just write:

socket_eof := count <= 0;

This will work both for files (where zero means EOF) and sockets (where 
-1 means error, such as broken pipe)

- Sebastian

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