Lightwight socket IO wrapper

Marko Rauhamaa marko at pacujo.net
Mon Sep 21 10:48:17 CEST 2015


Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com>:

> On Mon, Sep 21, 2015 at 6:38 PM, Marko Rauhamaa <marko at pacujo.net> wrote:
>> Only one reader can read a socket safely at any given time so mutual
>> exclusion is needed.
>>
>> If you read "too much," the excess can be put in the application's read
>> buffer where it is available for whoever wants to process the next
>> message.
>
> Which works only if you have a single concept of "application's read
> buffer".

Well, the socket's read buffer.


Marko


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