Possible bug in using 'recv-key' facility via a HTTP proxy

Taral taral at taral.net
Sun Apr 22 22:22:02 CEST 2001

On Sun, Apr 22, 2001 at 08:04:48PM +0100, Steven Murdoch wrote:
> Which is the correct option depends on the semantics of the FIN
> packet. To put it simply, does it mean "I'm not going to send more
> data" or "I'm not going to send anything, nor do I want anything back,
> so please close the connection"?

The former. It means "I'm FINished". The connection is not closed until
both ends are done. If a connection should be closed immediately, a RST
packet is sent. (This happens if data is received after a close().)

Taral <taral at taral.net>
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