[PD-dev] patch for mrpeach/tcpserver.c

Martin Peach martin.peach at sympatico.ca
Sat Mar 27 17:28:09 CET 2010

Ivica Ico Bukvic wrote:
> Speaking of tcpserver.c isn't the tcpserver_notify() function making an
> unsafe outlet_float() call when it is being triggered by an external
> event (disconnection) which can happen out-of-order and thus potentially
> causing crashes?
> Shouldn't this be wrapped also in a clock_delay()?

No, it's called from a poll routine that Pd calls at a safe time.
The disconnect happens asynchronously but Pd checks for activity on that 
socket with a select() call, which, if it detects a disconnect, results 
in tcpserver_notify() being called.


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