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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] Remind me
From: Dominik Steenken (dominik_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-11-19 04:53:19
ok, i suppose you're right. I thought i could maybe avoid having to
restructure my code but oh well.
Bill Somerville wrote:
> Dominik Steenken wrote:
>> Thanks, i already did :)
>> I could use deadline_timer to perform an asynchronous wait and have it
>> call a given method when the timer expires. But i still need a way to
>> interrupt the thread that is currently waiting for the tcp data, and
>> since that thread object would not be available in the callback method i
>> don't see how i could do that.
> I wonder what you want the interrupted thread to do, you could close
> the socket from the timeout handler. Using an synchronous wait, on an
> event that might not happen, to block a thread isn't the way I would
> use boost:asio, the point of async operations is that one thread can
> have multiple events pending. If you are doing synchronous waits for
> data from the socket, then switching to asynchronous i/o may well help
> you here.
>> Igor R wrote:
>>> Look at asio::deadline_timer.
>>>> i am currently trying to implement something very simple: i have some
>>>> network code (using boost/asio) which waits for data on a tcp
>>>> (tcp::socket). Now i want this waiting operation to have a timeout. I
>>>> did not find timeout capability in boost/asio so i tried to
>>>> implement a
>>>> timer class using boost/thread.
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