[riot-notifications] [RIOT-OS/RIOT] sock: tcp: fix sock_tcp_read() example (#16743)

Marian Buschsieweke notifications at github.com
Mon Aug 16 11:23:14 CEST 2021


Maybe it is worth to discuss the correct behaviour first.

But note: Both POSIX `read()` and `recv()` return 0 at end of file/stream. For that reason, they had to introduce non-error error-codes for nonblocking operation to indicate that no data is available yet. This kind of proves that not using an error code for EOF / closed connection was a bad idea. But still, since the SOCK API was modeled after BSD sockets, I think there will be some confusion with different behaviour.

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