[Spread-users] Re: SP_scat_multicast not sending the entire message

Daniel Essayag help at dds-security.com
Mon Feb 28 06:36:12 EST 2005

Maybe your are testing with long messages. The max length is 10240 bytes.

Are you working with unicode ? (sometime 2 bytes for a caracters)


-----Original Message-----
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[mailto:spread-users-bounces at lists.spread.org] On Behalf Of Tudor Dumitras
Sent: dimanche 27 février 2005 22:21
To: spread-users at lists.spread.org
Subject: [Spread-users] Re: SP_scat_multicast not sending the entire message

Yes, I have observed this in practice, but I am not yet sure how to 
reproduce it.


Taj Khattra wrote:
> On Fri, 25 Feb 2005 21:01:52 -0500, Tudor Dumitras <tdumitra at ece.cmu.edu>
>>What does it mean when SP_scat_multicast() returns a positive number
>>smaller than the size of the message that it is trying to send? Under
>>what circumstances can this situation occur?
> it means that one or more of calls to send() in
> SP_internal_multicast() did not transmit all its bytes (and didn't
> fail either) - SP_internal_multicast() does not seem to check for
> this.
> i think this would imply some sort of kernel network stack error or
> kernel resource shortage.  have you observed this in practice?

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