> > The manual specifies the following flag to be returned by the
> > kernel
> > [smip]
> The information is is not quite correct.
The information you gave me sounds interesting, but it is conflict
with the documentation. This was my original assertion: the
documentation on the subject is inadequate.
> > Finally I'm left with my original problem: how am I supposed to
> > detect a close or a shutdown from the peer?
> By EOF. No other way exists. POLLHUP is local condition, only
> local side can close connection in write direction. Exception
> is abort (reset) initiated by peer.
What do you mean by "local condition"? You surely do not mean that
the event which provokes the POLLHUP occours on my host? What
about a shutdown(sock, SHUT_RD) called by the peer?
> > by addressing me to more adequate documentation.
> UNIX98 and Austin draft pages. The are very ambiguous though.
Thank you very much!
P.S. Alexey, I meant this post to be for the list. The copy I sent
to you privately is my mistake.
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