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Re: about accpet system call

>             i have made simple client/server application in  C. When my
> client disconnect from server i  get close state in "netstat -a" and it
> remains for hours. I have checked my code i have used "close(sockfd)" at
> proper places.

Have you checked the state of the connection on the client *and* the
server machine?

One solution may be using shutdown before close. I remember reading in the
fetchmail changelog that fetchmail had a similar problem on some weird
unix and the way to solve it was shutdown followed by close.

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