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Subject: Re: [boost] [beast] write_some EWOULDBLOCK/EAGAIN error recovery non-blocking operations
From: Artyom Beilis (artyom.beilis_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-07-03 20:18:23

On Mon, Jul 3, 2017 at 11:13 PM, Vinnie Falco via Boost
<boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 3, 2017 at 1:10 PM, Artyom Beilis via Boost
> <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Have been Beast tested with non blocking sockets?
>> I hadn't found a single reference to asio's non_blocking_io?
> I have not done any work at all with non blocking sockets, although
> that is on my todo. Specifically to make programs work which use the
> reactor model rather than the proactor model. This means
> boost::asio::null_buffers to take the place of "select".

I strongly recommend doing full testing of everything in non-blocking
mode because
(a) It is VERY common to mix them so you MUST work correctly
regardless the socket configuration.
(b) It provides a huge performance advantage especially for small
blocks over multiple connections since it reduces need for callback


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