On Tue, 06 Apr 2010 14:37:27 -0500, Les Mikesell wrote: > On 4/6/2010 2:16 PM, Michael D. Berger wrote: >> On CentOS 5.4, >> Linux 2.6.18-164.6.1.el5 #1 SMP Tue Nov 3 16:18:27 EST 2009 >> i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux >> >> In man 2 send I find: >> >> The send() call may be used only when the socket is in a >> connected state (so that the intended recipient is known). The >> only difference between send() and write() is the presence of >> flags. With zero flags parameter, send() is equivalent >> to write(). >> >> In some complex server software, if the client disconnects: >> send: delivers errno == ECONNRESET >> but >> write: crashes the server process. >> >> So it is not really equivalent. Any thoughts on this? > > Are you sure it isn't the normal signal associated with a write when the > other end closes first that is crashing the process? No, I.m not sure. I found that send also sometimes crashes it. Sorry for the misleading comment. Mike.