Force socket closed

Bryan Sant bryan.sant at
Fri Mar 17 11:38:17 MST 2006

On 3/17/06, Kenneth Burgener <kenneth at> wrote:
> Is there a way to force a socket to be closed?  I had an application
> that was forcefully closed.  I believe the kernel will eventually close
> it, but I would prefer not to have the several minute wait.  Any
> suggestions?

Does your socket sit in the FIN_WAIT or TIME_WAIT state?

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