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(ITS#3528) add time limit options for bind and exop requests
Full_Name: Nalin Dahyabhai
OS: Linux 2.6
Submission from: (NULL) (220.127.116.11)
If I'm reading the code right, all bind requests and exop requests issued by
libldap are allowed to block indefinitely.
In cases where a TCP connection to a server will succeed, but the server is
unresponsive (one contrived example would be if the server were stopped by
SIGSTOP), a client which connects and attempts a simple bind will block until
the server responds, which may be never.
Additional API-level options which influence this behavior on the client side
could be useful for working around this scenario.