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From Jeff Trawick <traw...@attglobal.net>
Subject Re: [PATCH] make socket timeouts work reasonably for connect()
Date Tue, 10 Jul 2001 16:47:23 GMT
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <lkcl@samba-tng.org> writes:

> Win32 has messaging (which is basically, send length of data
> first in a 16-bit or 32-bit word then send data of EXACT
> length) which is very commonly used.
> 
> so no surprise that anything else is less well supported :)
> 
> messaging is cool: guaranteed transmission and data size:
> a combination of the best of TCP and the best of UDP.
> 
> luke
> 
> On Tue, Jul 10, 2001 at 01:43:49AM -0400, Jeff Trawick wrote:
> > (Unix at least; Win32 connect is a mess for non-blocking/timed-out
> > sockets... it looks to me that we wait forever; I could be confused
> > though :) )

FYI... I wasn't immediately concerned with Win32
capabilities... instead, I was concerned about some bad code in
apr_connect() for Win32.  I think Bill S. will handle, or I'll get to
it soon-ish otherwise.

Have fun...
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