How to stop a listening socket.accept()?

Donn Cave donn at drizzle.com
Sat Mar 13 08:09:25 CET 2004


Quoth "kvdvm" <kvdvm at yahoo.com>:
| It seems that the accept() method acts as stubborn as a mule to get a 
| connection request even if I close it in another thread.
|
| Any idea will be deeply appreciated.

Do you mean, the thread continues to block in accept?  In this
case, you can use select with a timeout, or maybe your second
thread could just connect and send a special shut down message.

	Donn Cave, donn at drizzle.com



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