[Haskell-cafe] Suggestion for Network.Socket in regards to PortNumber

Johan Tibell johan.tibell at gmail.com
Wed Jun 24 15:11:51 EDT 2009

On Wed, Jun 24, 2009 at 8:16 PM, Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH <
allbery at ece.cmu.edu> wrote:

> The BSD socket protocol is explicitly driven by a state machine, btw, but
> it's a fairly complex one.  Also, it's generally described in terms of the
> kernel's view, which includes states you normally can't distinguish in a
> user program (for example, a socket in TIME_WAIT keeps its port unavailable
> unless you use SO_REUSEADDR, but is otherwise indistinguishable from a
> socket which has been close()d and reaped).

I've been looking for a state diagram for this state machine for e.g. Linux
but my google-fu has failed me so far. Do you have a reference?

-- Johan
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