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SubjectRe: select() stress
On Mon, 17 Mar 2003, Sparks, Jamie wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm running some code ported from an sgi running Irix 6.5 on a
> redhat 7.1 box: 2.4.7-10, i686. Control hangs on a select()
> statement forever. The select is never completed, so I can't
> check errno.

> /* ****************************** */
> if (select(getdtablesize(), &socklist, NULL, NULL, NULL) < 0)
> {
> if (errno != EINTR) perror("WeapTerrain");
> continue;
> }

select() takes a file-descriptor as its first argument, not the
return-value of some function that returns the number of file-
descriptors. You cannot assume that this number is the same
as the currently open socket. Just use the socket-value. That's
the file-descriptor.

Dick Johnson
Penguin : Linux version 2.4.20 on an i686 machine (797.90 BogoMips).
Why is the government concerned about the lunatic fringe? Think about it.

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