[Haskell-cafe] controlling timeout for Network.Socket.connect
manlio_perillo at libero.it
Tue Feb 24 13:07:46 EST 2009
Belka ha scritto:
> Hello, communion people!
> I have a problem and ask for an advice.
> I'm dealing with sockets on *Linux* platform (Network.Socket). The problem
> is that I can't fully control timeout for (connect :: Socket -> SockAddr ->
> IO ()) operation.
> On my system the timeout is - 3 seconds -
Is the timeout the same with a plain C program?
connect timeout is typically 75 seconds.
Also note that system timeout is only used when the socket is in
> I know that controlling timeout is somehow connected to select(2)
The only working method is to set the socket to non blocking mode, and
use select (or poll/epoll/kqueue).
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