[Haskell-beginners] recvFrom return value different from length of resulting string
nathan.huesken at posteo.de
Fri May 10 18:34:10 CEST 2013
I am trying to write a small haskell application which forwards udp
messages. The complete program is here: http://hpaste.org/87681
Notice the lines:
43 (msg,bytes,addr) <- recvFrom sock 1024
44 putStrLn $ "Received: " ++ show bytes ++ " = " ++ (show . length $ msg)
If I understand correctly, bytes is the number of bytes in the message.
This should be äquivalent to (length msg), correct?
Now I send an udp message (by connecting over the forwarded port with
enet), and get this output:
Received: 52 = 41
than I run it again, and get this output:
Received: 52 = 43
Why is the length of msg not equal to 52?
And why is it different from run to run?
enet is unable to connect over this forward, by the way.
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