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in my program,i am using different pthreads,and trying to connect to some servers ,recivining and sending data,i am getting Broken Pipe error, and program exiting,
some body said,it is problem of writing 2 times in a non connected socket,i am cheking the error at all writing,and if error occurs i am just closing the socket,and exiting,
but still the same problem broken pipe coming,
wat may  be the acutal problem
expecting ur helps
regards
hirosh
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by:sunnycoder
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Hi Hirosh,

Most likely cause is writing to a pipe which has no reader ... this may be because of the fact that you have not yet programmed a thread/process to read from the pipe or that pipe reader might have exited ...
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by:hirosh
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i am not using the pipe,just using only the socket,connect,recv,send i mean the client parts on pthread
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by:hirosh
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i think i am getting broken pipe error,when i am trying to send some long data,when i commented that sending long data,it is working i think,but wat the way way to overcome this
anyway,
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by:sunnycoder
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one work around is to fragment data before sending and assemble it at client site

post the code if possible
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The kernel will send the SIGPIPE signal when the remote end closes or shuts down the socket and you try to send/write. The default signal handler will terminate your program.

One solution is to ignore the signal using 'signal(SIGPIPE, SIG_IGN)' somewhere at the start of your program. You will get an EPIPE error return when send/write fails due to a broken pipe.

Another less portable solution is to pass the MSG_NOSIGNAL flag to send(). This has the same effect.
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thanks mtmike ,it is the problem,lots of thanks man
and thanks for sunnycoder too,
regards
hirosh
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