Exceptions and sockets

Johannes Waldmann [email protected]
Wed, 2 May 2001 14:21:05 +0200 (MET DST)

OK now I upgraded to ghc-5.00 but the situation didn't change.
My suspicion is that it's not the fault of `catch'.

I think what happens is this:
I `Socket.accept' a connection and get a handle.
Now, if the connections dies, but I still write to the handle,
the whole thing crashes - without throwing an exception.
(I checked that the RTS thinks  `hIsWritable h'
even if `h' does no longer exist in reality.)

How could I work around this? SocketPrim?
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