Blocking IO in module Socket

Simon Marlow
Mon, 22 Oct 2001 11:56:18 +0100

> Why doesn't Socket.accept call threadWaitRead before entering the
> C-call (which will block the entire RTS when used in conjunction
> with Concurrent)? Is there any design decision involved?

The call doesn't block, because the socket is set to non-blocking mode.
Or have you perhaps observed different behaviour?  It works here.