On Mon, 4 Sep 2000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > Is it required that the O_NONBLOCK flag be copied from a listening
> > socket to an accepted socket? Dan Bernstein believes this is a bug.
> My posix 1003.1g draft leaves it undefined. It is possible that
> SuS clarifies this. Unless he can cite a SuS version that has clarified this
> I believe its like the SIGIO case - inheritance is platform specific.
Well, in our own manpages
man 7 socket
It is possible to do non-blocking IO on sockets by setting
the O_NONBLOCK flag on a socket file descriptor using
fcntl(2). O_NONBLOCK is inherited through an accept.
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