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Re: LDAP API fails to honor timeouts (ITS#3322)

--On Tuesday, September 07, 2004 2:22 PM -0700 "Kurt D. Zeilenga" 
<Kurt@OpenLDAP.org> wrote:

>>> The API does have a (limited) timeout capability, but
>>> that's not be used here.
>> Okay,
> So, I'll close this issue.
>> so what should be done in the case where slapd is holding port 389
>> open, but is completely unresponsive?  I don't think having clients wait
>> forever is really the correct solution. ;)
> The API is (at least in this particular case) doing what the
> client asked it to do, wait forever.

Hm, so is there a way to make ldapsearch smarter? :)

>> Especially given its effect on slurpd.
> If the client wanted the API to time out, in should have
> specified such.  (It might be appropriate for slurpd to
> specify a timeout, but that's another matter.)
>> I had to kill -9 slurpd because it won't shut down normally in
>> this instance.
> Okay, but that in itself doesn't reflect a bug in the library.

Okay.  I accept the re-opening of the other slurpd bug for a feature 
enhancement as sufficient. ;)


Quanah Gibson-Mount
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