[Haskell-cafe] Re: Strange HTTP module behavior [PATCH]

Keith Wansbrough Keith.Wansbrough at cl.cam.ac.uk
Mon Feb 21 05:43:33 EST 2005

John Goerzen wrote:

> It turns out that Network.Socket.recv raises an EOF error when it gets
> back 0 bytes of data.

As it should... recv(2) returns zero bytes precisely when it reaches
EOF; this is the standard sockets-API EOF indicator.  See any sockets

>  HTTP is expecting it to return an empty list for
> some reason.

That is odd; HTTP must be broken.

--KW 8-)

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