[En-Nut-Discussion] NutTcpAccept() timeout
hmlists at focus-sw.com
Fri Jul 21 02:05:27 CEST 2006
Just another thought on this time-out debate...
Nut/OS is claiming to be an RTOS.
From Wikipedia: "..a RTOS provides facilities which, if used properly,
guarantee that system deadlines can be met generally ("soft real-time")
or deterministically ("hard real-time")..."
Consequently no system call should block indefinitely or at least there
should always be an additional option for a time-out.
This gives the designer the choice to develop a system with predictable
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