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posix::basic_stream_descriptor::non_blocking (1 of 3 overloads)

Inherited from posix::basic_descriptor.

Gets the non-blocking mode of the descriptor.

bool non_blocking() const;
Return Value

true if the descriptor's synchronous operations will fail with boost::asio::error::would_block if they are unable to perform the requested operation immediately. If false, synchronous operations will block until complete.


The non-blocking mode has no effect on the behaviour of asynchronous operations. Asynchronous operations will never fail with the error boost::asio::error::would_block.