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WWWLib 3.1 & blocking I/O



>>From www-lib-request@w3.org Thu Sep 21 02:09:21 1995
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>From: msfriedm@us.oracle.com (Mark S. Friedman)
>To: mitch@tam.net
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>Subject: WWWLib 3.1 & blocking I/O
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>Mitch DeShields writes:
> > 
> > I'm using the WWWLib 3.1 in a Windows environment.  I'd like to use the
> > asynchronous winsock.  ...
> > 
> > I find that the call to connect() in HTDoConnect() returns WSAWOULDBLOCK.
> > 
> > Does my message handler need to do anything (line call LoadHTTP() again to
> > get back into the state machine)?
>
>Assuming that WWWLib 3.1 work the same way as 3.0, you just need to
>re-call whatever lib call you originally made (i.e. LoadHTTP) that
>returned WSAWOULDBLOCK. 
>
>The way the non-blocking IO mechanism works is for the load functions
>to return either when they complete their operation, when they would
>block waiting for input or when they get an error.
>
>-Mark
>
>
>
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