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libssh2_session_block_directions(3)                             libssh2 manual


libssh2_session_block_directions - get directions to wait for


#include <libssh2.h> int libssh2_session_block_directions(LIBSSH2_SESSION *session);


session - Session instance as returned by libssh2_session_init_ex(3) When any of libssh2 functions return LIBSSH2_ERROR_EAGAIN an application should wait for the socket to have data available for reading or writing. Depending on the return value of libssh2_session_block_directions(3) an application should wait for read, write or both.


Returns the set of directions as a binary mask. Can be a combination of: LIBSSH2_SESSION_BLOCK_INBOUND: Inbound direction blocked. LIBSSH2_SESSION_BLOCK_OUTBOUND: Outbound direction blocked. Application should wait for data to be available for socket prior to calling a libssh2 function again. If LIBSSH2_SESSION_BLOCK_INBOUND is set select should contain the session socket in readfds set. Correspondingly in case of LIBSSH2_SESSION_BLOCK_OUTBOUND writefds set should contain the socket.


Added in 1.0 libssh2 1.0 1 Oct 2008 libssh2_session_block_directions(3)

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