[drakma-devel] Re: [patch] drakma, support for connection-timeout on SBCL

Stanislaw Halik sthalik at tehran.lain.pl
Fri Dec 28 19:25:10 UTC 2007

On Wed, Dec 26, 2007, Erik Huelsmann wrote:
> usocket trunk supports a select() like interface to determine which
> sockets are available for reading. With that code, you could implement
> the 10 socket readers in 1 thread instead of in 10. The interface
> returns the sockets which are ready for reading. If the timeout
> exceeds, an empty list is returned. The interface is called

How about wrapping the socket in a gray stream when timeouts are used,
and doing WAIT-FOR-INPUT before read operations? That sounds better than
changing every place Drakma and Chunga read from sockets.

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