socket read timeout

Bryan Olson fakeaddress at
Sun Apr 1 22:16:35 CEST 2007

Steve Holden wrote:
> Hendrik van Rooyen wrote:
>> Are sockets full duplex?
> Yes. But you have to use non-blocking calls in your application to use 
> them as full-duplex in your code.

Hmmm... I'm missing something. Suppose I have one thread (or
process) reading from a blocking-mode socket while another is
writing to it? What stops it from being full duplex?


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