Author christian.heimes
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Date 2017-12-30.09:37:23
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os.close(fd) of a socket fd does not work some platforms, e.g. Windows. In the past we have used socket.socket(fileno=fd).close() to close a socket in a platform independent way. With #28134 it may no longer work in all cases, most noticeable when the socket has neither been connected nor bound yet and auto-detection of type and family is used.

Instead of adding more hacks, I propose to add a socket.close(fd) function as cross-platform way to close a socket fd. It won't be the first function that mimics an o' module function. The socket module already has the undocumented socket.dup(fd) function.
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