Re: g_io_channel and UDP sockets

On Tue, Feb 24, 2004 at 08:07:11PM +0100, Sven Neumann wrote:
> > I get this by calling
> > 
> >     GError *err;
> >     iostat = g_io_channel_read_to_end(source,  &str_return, &length, &err);
> Read the docs on GError, you need to initialize the err variable to NULL.

Thanks, I had misread that part.  That fixes the error messages.

> > I note that in blib you do the same work-around I had settled on:
> > 
> >     req_fd = g_io_channel_unix_get_fd (io);
> >     buf_read = recvfrom (req_fd, buf, sizeof (buf), 0,
> >                         (struct sockaddr *) &req_addr, &req_addr_length);
> I don't see this as a workaround.

It's not so bad, I was just hoping to limit a bit more how much of my
code knew this was a UDP socket.  As soon as I grab the fd and call
recvfrom, I'm using that knowledge.


 Jeff Abrahamson  <>
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