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- Subject: Re: LuaSocket: No way to protect against fuzzing attacks?
- From: Javier Guerra Giraldez <javier@...>
- Date: Tue, 11 Oct 2011 09:23:19 -0500
On Tue, Oct 11, 2011 at 4:05 AM, Sean Conner <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> It was thus said that the Great Peter Pimley once stated:
>> Could you repeatedly call option 2 (up to newline) but with a timeout
>> of zero? It'll return the partial result, which you can buffer up
>> until you get the actual end-of-line.
> Yes, but performance will drop like a whale that suddenly finds itself
> popped into existence at 30,000 feet (or a bowl of petunias, take your
> pick) with a large amount traffic.
not if you only read when you already know there's data to read.
> -spc (Used systems where code was written like that---it wasn't fun)
Copas and Xavante are written like that --- some people think they're fun :-)