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Re: Last call



E.g. a server accepts a connection, then spawn a child to handle it.
The server wants to close the socket to reclaim fd in the process,
but the child still needs to communicate with the client.


From: Takashi Kato <ktakashi@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Last call
Date: Sun, 30 Jun 2013 11:30:36 +0200

> I'll add the following sentence to socket-close;
> 
> The procedure should not shutdown the given socket. To shutdown a
> socket, socket-shutdown should be called explicitly.
> 
> This is my curiosity. I think most of platforms free fd when close(2)
> is called and means the given socket fd will be invalid. What would be
> the happy case that socket-close doesn't automatically shutdown the
> socket?
> 
> 
> _/_/
> Takashi Kato
> E-mail: ktakashi@xxxxxxxxx