[fpc-pascal] Re: Odyssey: SSockets and Threads.

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Fri Apr 26 10:00:04 CEST 2013

On Fri, 26 Apr 2013, Marco van de Voort wrote:

> In our previous episode, Michael Van Canneyt said:
>>>> I am aware of all this.
>>>> My only 'objection' is that waitfordata() will operate on a single socket only.
>>>> Good for single client, bad for server.
>>> How many open sockets must you have to qualify as a server?
>> Well, you can't get more than ~ 65000 so lets go for half of that :-)
> I maybe have cut explanation short a bit, but I meant that not all servers
> are internet facing high load ones, where single thread per connection is a
> mortal sin.

I understood that. No problem.

Like I said, I'll add a WaitForData() or Select(read,write,exception) or 
something similar.

Just trying to find a 'nice' solution for multiple sockets. 
Probably a "class function select (array of socketstream)"


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