Re: [PATCH v2 10/11] vsock_test: skip read() in test_stream*close tests on a VMCI host

From: Stefan Hajnoczi
Date: Tue Aug 20 2019 - 04:32:07 EST

On Thu, Aug 01, 2019 at 05:25:40PM +0200, Stefano Garzarella wrote:
> When VMCI transport is used, if the guest closes a connection,
> all data is gone and EOF is returned, so we should skip the read
> of data written by the peer before closing the connection.

All transports should aim for identical semantics. I think virtio-vsock
should behave the same as VMCI since userspace applications should be

Let's view this as a vsock bug. Is it feasible to change the VMCI
behavior so it's more like TCP sockets? If not, let's change the
virtio-vsock behavior to be compatible with VMCI.

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