On Thu, Jul 08, 2004 at 12:49:28PM -0400, Chris Friesen wrote:
> > > why its not in the man pages?
> >Nobody ever added it? Just send a patch to aeb@xxxxxx
> Sending patch as suggested. Fundamentally, the delta is as follows, I've
> included an attachment with what I hope are the proper formatting codes
> (copied from send(2)).
> --- recv.man 2004-07-08 15:43:17.000000000 -0400
> +++ recv2.man 2004-07-08 15:47:29.000000000 -0400
> @@ -67,6 +67,11 @@
> disconnect occurs, or the next data to be received is of a
> ferent type than that returned.
> + MSG_DONTWAIT
> + Enables non-blocking operation; if the operation would
> + EAGAIN is returned (this can also be enabled using the
> + BLOCK with the F_SETFL fcntl(2)).
> This flag turns off raising of SIGPIPE on stream sockets
> the other end disappears.
> Note also that there is a mention of MSG_DONTWAIT in the msg_flags field in
> the msghdr. It gives the impression that one can *set* that field to cause
> the non-blocking behaviour. My understanding is that the msg_flags field
> is a return value only. Perhaps that portion should be reworded as well.
Can you find the man-pages-1.67 package and construct a concrete patch?
(Don't know precisely what you want to do. The above gives a filename
recv.man, which would be recv.2 in my sources. But there is no MSG_NOSIGNAL
in recv.2, only in send.2. The fragment of text that you give occurs
already in recv.2.)