[ee122] Iterating through existing sockets on server.

Lisa Fowler fowler at eecs.berkeley.edu
Wed Sep 19 23:27:10 PDT 2007

Sorry, I guess I should reply to all so that the others don't chime in
as well...

Are you asking about how you could avoid using select()?  Because it
sounds like you're asking for something that does exactly what select
does:  http://beej.us/guide/bgnet/output/html/singlepage/bgnet.html#select


On 9/19/07, Richard Schmidt <huntingtonsurfca at gmail.com> wrote:
> I talked to Jorge about how to abstinate from using auxillary structures to
> dynamically store new client socket connections, but unfortunately I can't
> find any information on it.
> Is there a way to hold onto many dynamic sockets without creating some sort
> of data structure with which to keep track of the fd's, so that I can
> iteratively see if any are ready to be interacted with?
> Also, is there a way to timeout accept() so that I can do more processing if
> there are no waiting connections? How exactly am I supposed to bypass it if
> it hangs the system?
> Thanks
> Rick
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