Re: tcp socket send - Resource temporarily unavailable?
"Bastian P?ttner" <Bastian@Poettner.de> wrote in message
I am currently trying my best to implement a simple TCP Server in c++. It
waits for connections of clients and sends out files on request.
I made the socket non blocking since I want to do other stuff while no
data is being sent.
My problem is: Whenever I transfer a larger amount of data, the send call
returns a length that is smaller than I wanted to send. I suspect that
this is because of the TCP send buffer which might have run out of space.
My question is: How can I avoid sending incomplete "messages" using TCP?
Is there any way to determine the space left in the send buffer? Or should
I switch to blocking operation? How would I use select to figure out if
data is available for reading?
A bit off topic, but TCP/IP is a stream. Basically, if you are trying to
send, say, 10,000 bytes, and it says it sent 4,000, then set your data
pointer to byte 4001 and send again, repeat until all the data is sent.
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