[Live-devel] about socket nonblock

Ross Finlayson finlayson at live555.com
Mon Oct 20 01:09:15 PDT 2008

>   In Live555, I find that:
>    Create a socket, and then set it nonblock.
>    I cannot understand, why choosing the nonblock?

Because applications that use the "LIVE555 Streaming Media" code run 
as a single-threaded event loop, we usually can't block on I/O 
to/from a socket.

	Ross Finlayson
	Live Networks, Inc. (LIVE555.COM)

More information about the live-devel mailing list