Subject: Re: EOF status after failed read

Re: EOF status after failed read

From: Peter Stuge <>
Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2012 09:38:26 +0200

Casper Langemeijer wrote:
> I've discovered that libssh2_channel_eof() does not return 1 after
> libssh2_channel_read_ex() has returned an error (in my case
> The php binding ignored the error, and assumed channel_eof() would indicate
> if a channel was open. Of course I fixed this in the binding, I think there
> is almost no good reason for ignoring a error return value.
> Is the behaviour of libssh2_channel_eof()intentional?

A socket error doesn't mean that the channel has been closed. Some
socket errors are transient, even if I agree that this is rare.

Received on 2012-06-23