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SubjectRe: [2.4][2.2] Bug: accept discards socket options/O_NONBLOCK

On Fri, 15 Sep 2000, Matthias Andree wrote:

> BUG DESCRIPTION:
> (This is for IPv4, someone would have to check IPv6 as well).
> The socket flag O_NONBLOCK is _NOT_ properly inherited through an
> accept(2) call, in spite of what socket(7) documents. This is a bug.
> accept(2) must copy the file descriptor's flag of the socket.

No-one has yet located a standards document which mandates this behaviour,
AFAIK.

Unless such a document is found, the bug lies in dnscache for assuming
something it is not entitled to assume.

Cheers
Chris


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