Re: How can I send a file through socket?

James Kanze <>
Mon, 1 Jun 2009 04:17:36 -0700 (PDT)
On May 31, 9:36 pm, Marcel M=FCller <>

James Kanze wrote:

If you have a big enough buffer. The usual solution is to
read fixed sized blocks, processing each block before
reading the next. (A professional program will usually use
a pool of buffers and non-blocking reads, but that requires
some system dependent code.)

With a look to C++0x this should change, since a second thread
may do the job without the need for an asynchronous I/O API.

That's basically what I was suggesting, no. The thread doing
the processing doesn't block for the read. Using threads is
probably the simplest way to do it, although I suspect using the
system levelo asynchronous IO might be slightly more efficient.

James Kanze (GABI Software)
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