[ros-dev] Loopback problem
waxdragon at gmail.com
Wed Dec 21 17:34:10 CET 2005
This is the loopback adapter we are talking about, we won't be
flooding any "network" with that traffic.
On 12/21/05, Phillip Susi <psusi at cfl.rr.com> wrote:
> Ge van Geldorp wrote:
> > I've been wrong before, but that's my interpretation of what's happening.
> > We've only sent one byte and are trying to send another single byte.
> Wait a second... why is it sending only one byte at a time? The caller
> is only send()ing one byte at a time? The caller really should not be
> doing that. You may be seeing the nagle algorithm kicking in then,
> which specifically tries to wait for an ack before sending more frames,
> _unless_ there is enough queued data to send another complete frame.
> This prevents tons of single byte frames from flooding the network,
> instead coalescing them into larger frames.
> I'm curious now about the application. Why is it sending one byte at a
> time to itself via the loopback? That seems to be broken.
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<Russell> iterator shenanigans :/
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