Hi,

In message "Re: [ruby-core:20951] Re: [ruby-cvs:28380] Ruby:r21162 (trunk): * ext/socket/socket.c (s_recvfrom_nonblock): default maxlen to be"
    on Mon, 29 Dec 2008 16:40:21 +0900, Tanaka Akira <akr / fsij.org> writes:

|I don't say 65536 is safe for all protocols.
|
|65536 is safe for UDP becase the length field in UDP packet is 2-bytes.
|See RFC 768.

Indeed.  It was too quick.  r21162 was reverted.

							matz.