Florent Clairambault

TC65 : Slow UDP reception

Introduction Receiving UDP datagrams on the TC65 is easy but inefficient. You need to create a new thread if you want to receive data asynchronously. There’s no way of knowing if a new datagram has been received or not without hanging on the ::receive( Datagram ); method. This is quite weird considering you can do it in TCP. The real problem is it’s freaking slow. The Cinterion documentation just tells you “This method blocks until a datagram is received.