Net_Socket::setBlocking() – sets blocking mode


require_once 'Net/Socket.php';

boolean Net_Socket::setBlocking ( boolean $mode )


Sets whether the socket connection should be blocking or not. A read call to a non-blocking socket will return immediately if there is no data available, whereas it will block until there is data for blocking sockets.


  • boolean $mode - TRUE for blocking sockets, FALSE for non blocking

Return value

  • boolean - Returns TRUE on success, PEAR_Error on failure.


Possible PEAR_Error values
Error code Error message Reason Solution
NULL "not connected" There is no open connection. You must establish a connection before ( Net_Socket::connect()).


This function can not be called statically.

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Last updated: Wed, 07 Oct 2015 — Download Documentation
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