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Re: QUERY: OK if open_network_connection() suspends?
Date: Mon, 20 Nov 1995 16:40:49 PST
From: Pavel Curtis <email@example.com>
In-reply-to: Rich Connamacher's message of "Sat, 18 Nov 1995 18:08:49 PST" <Pine.SUN.3.91.951118180219.8272Afirstname.lastname@example.org>
Rich Connamacher writes:
> It may be useful to set a time limit on how long the server is going to
> wait before it admits defeat. Currently, that isn't needed really, since
> the server already has its own limit.
The UNIX kernel itself implements a timeout for connection attempts, so there's
no need to duplicate that at the server level.
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