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Re: fdopen() and winsock
- To: email@example.com.EDU, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: fdopen() and winsock
- From: "Emanuele Aliberti" <email@example.com>
- Date: Sun, 22 Aug 1999 17:53:18 CEST
- Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
>Ah, as far as I know, one of the big limitations of winsock is that
>the SOCKET type is *not* equivalent to file descriptor unlike that
>using BSD or POSIX sockets. That's one of the major reasons for using
>a separate data type, SOCKET, as opposed to int, typical type of a
>file descriptor. This implies that you cannot mix SOCKETs and stdio,
>sorry. This is the case when you use -mno-cygwin.
socket handles are NOT file handles only under win9x. Under WNT they ARE
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