[dev] synchronous write

Igor Sysoev is at rambler-co.ru
Tue Oct 16 22:53:45 MSD 2007

On Tue, Oct 16, 2007 at 12:32:53PM +0200, Manlio Perillo wrote:

> The mod_wsgi implementation is almost complete.
> The only feature that I have to implement is the write callable:
> http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0333/#the-write-callable
> The problem is that the WSGI spec *requires* the passed-in string to be 
> completely sent to the client when the write function returns.
> Is this possible with Nginx?
> It does not matter that the entire process is blocked.
> Fortunately not so many WSGI applications use the write callable, and it 
> is going to be removed from the next revision of WSGI.

In general socket API does not allow to say exactly whether data was
sent completely to a client. The single way is close() with SO_LINGER.

Igor Sysoev

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