Exceptions and sockets
Wed, 2 May 2001 15:40:37 +0200
In local.glasgow-haskell-users, you wrote:
>I `Socket.accept' a connection and get a handle.
>Now, if the connections dies, but I still write to the handle,
>the whole thing crashes - without throwing an exception.
>(I checked that the RTS thinks `hIsWritable h'
>even if `h' does no longer exist in reality.)
Looks to me like you're forgetting that the OS will give you a
sigPIPE on (semi-)closed sockets, which translates to a segfault
unless you install a signal handler:
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