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Re: gnus makes emacs lose response

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: gnus makes emacs lose response
Date: Thu, 24 Aug 2006 09:51:49 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Bob Rogers <address@hidden> writes:

> Would it be possible for Gnus to request a timeout when invoking
> openssl?  I'm afraid I don't know enough about either to make a more
> detailed suggestion, let alone whether this approach could work.  (And
> http://www.openssl.org/docs/apps/s_client.html doesn't show any
> timeout-related option, which is not hopeful.)

>    If not, then restarting the connection after a suitable timeout is
> probably the best available technology.

That's what I suggested Gnus should do, i.e.

Start a timer when it tries to open/use the connection.
If connection is opened/response is received, cancel the timer.
If timer runs out, close the connection and try again.

Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk

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