Bug 4460 - Socket.Close and Socket.ShutDown block forever
Summary: Socket.Close and Socket.ShutDown block forever
Alias: None
Product: Class Libraries
Classification: Mono
Component: System ()
Version: 2.10.x
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: --- normal
Target Milestone: Untriaged
Assignee: Martin Baulig
Depends on:
Reported: 2012-04-16 09:22 UTC by Alan McGovern
Modified: 2016-11-11 09:43 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description Alan McGovern 2012-04-16 09:22:09 UTC
I have a unit test in git://github.com/mono/monotorrent.git which demonstrates an issue with monos socket handling on MacOS. If you run the 'MonoTorrent.Client.MetadataModeTests.RequestMetadata' test, Mono will hang forever when Socket.Close is called. The sockets are created using the code here:


I have also modified this to set Socket.Linger to 'true' with a timeout of '0' which means that the socket should close immediately and not try to send any pending data, however this has no affect.

I have also tried calling Socket.ShutDown in addition to Socket.Close, but this does not help.

The stacktrace in GDB looks like:

#0  0x9971d2ea in close$UNIX2003 ()
#1  0x001e89b8 in socket_close (handle=0xd, data=0xb0f20b84) at sockets.c:97
#2  0x001d854b in _wapi_handle_unref_full (handle=0xd, ignore_private_busy_handles=0) at handles.c:1194
#3  0x001e8958 in closesocket (fd=13) at sockets.c:187
Comment 1 Martin Baulig 2012-09-18 14:56:43 UTC
This looks very similar to my own personal nightmare, bug #6349 :-(

At least, it's good to know that more people are having this problem.
Comment 2 Martin Baulig 2016-11-11 09:43:31 UTC
Closing ancient bugs, please reopen if you're still having this problem.