Problem with Socket under Linux...
Andreas.Raab at gmx.de
Sun Apr 28 01:24:40 UTC 2002
> Well there is always the source code to look at, both the mac and the
> unix code, two different implementations in fact. Besides even with
> perhaps incomprehensible documentation it's a step up from lots of
> the code which has *no* documentation.
No doubt about it. It's just that I could never make any sense out it...
> However I think what would be really interesting here is to change
> both the smalltalk code and the vm code to use what Craig did in
> Flow. Pass a method based semaphore down to the primitive call in
> question. It gets signaled once, or never on a timeout condition.
> Perhaps this is a cleaner solution.
> But is there any interest in doing it?
Not from my side. The one-semaphore version is working out just fine and
if there's any argument towards changing it, it better be a good one ;-)
> Well let's look at the bsd unix code.
> Mmm I'll admit I'm not a doc writer, so if someone who is a doc
> writer wants to take the mac and unix code and the docs and create a
> easy to understand swiki of the magic that is going on. I'll help in
> the translation.
Thanks, this bit of information is certainly helpful.
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