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Re: Why isn't SO_SNDTIMEO used?


On Fri, Aug 14, 2009 at 10:28:35AM -0700, MARK CALLAGHAN wrote:
> I describe how read/write is done for sockets in mysqld.
> http://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=122655300932
> Can someone explain the history of this code?

IIRC the socket code is mostly rather (read: VERY) old. From some
book/discussion somewhere about what was best practice plus some
modifications over the years to fix some things.

So you're probably right and it probably should use them.
Stewart Smith

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