[racket] Read timeouts on tcp ports?...

From: Sam Tobin-Hochstadt (samth at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Thu May 31 07:30:41 EDT 2012

I think the simplest way to do this would be with `read-bytes-evt` and

(sync/timeout 1 (read-bytes-evt 50 port))

This reads 50 bytes (or to eof, if that's less than 50) from port,
with a timeout of 1 second.

On Thu, May 31, 2012 at 6:28 AM, Rüdiger Asche <rac at ruediger-asche.de> wrote:
> Hi there everybody,
> I'm not sure if this hasn't been discussed before (at least didn't find any
> reference in google), so apologies if this should be a dupe:
> How do I set a read timeout on a port (in this case, a TCP port)? In native
> socket API, it's done via setsockopt() but the socket option set is
> naturally shielded from application programmers. I couldn't find a hint
> about timeouting read in the documentation for file I/O which the port
> concept is a part of.
> Thanks!
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