Closing connection in Winsock's DataArrival OK?

Posted on 1998-12-13
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Is it OK to close an opened connection inside the DataArrval() event procedure?

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Question by:ljaques

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mwest earned 200 total points
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Closing from within the DataArrival() sub should be safe..
assuming you use Winsock1.close to do so.
close calls several Winsock functions, WSACLEANUP among others.
This should take care of any still-incomming data to the socket.

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Would you know of any kind of scenerio that would cause some kind of memory leak started by the Winsock control?  I have multi instances up that are using the winsock control btw...

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