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SubjectRe: The dreadful CLOSE_WAIT
    Hi William :)

* William Lee Irwin III <> dixit:
> > Seems under Linux that, when a connection is in the CLOSE_WAIT
> > state, the only wait to go to LAST_ACK is the application doing the
> > 'shutdown()' or 'close()'. Doesn't seem to be a timeout for that.
> Probably best to implement timeouts by hand in your network daemon.

Of course, this is a bug in the application, but anyway the
kernel (IMHO) shouldn't allow this.

Raúl Núñez de Arenas Coronado

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