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Which are blocking and non-blocking api's in sockets in C ?

among the below socket programming api's, please let me know which are blocking and non-blocking.

socket
accept
bind
listen
write
read
close

Last edited by VSSajjan; 07-31-2014 at 07:35 AM.. Reason: missed accept api
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Old 07-31-2014
Somewhere in fctl() is O_NONBLOCK, which changes your sockets or whatever fd so it does not block. https://www.unix.com/man-page/opensolaris/0/fcntl/ Blocking is the default. You can avoid blocking issues by using thread per fd/direction, poll()/select() to detect what is ready, aio (async IO) or nonblocking fd's.
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