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Re: nss: timeouts within Curl_nss_recv() and Curl_nss_send()

From: Rob Crittenden <>
Date: Tue, 06 Oct 2009 14:30:00 -0400

Kamil Dudka wrote:
> On Tuesday 06 of October 2009 20:15:48 Rob Crittenden wrote:
>>> I finally got some time to review the recent Guenter's patch for
>>> lib/nss.c. It looks good to me and it works fine with my test-suite [1].
>>> I've just built it for rawhide.
>> What do you mean?
> (built as curl-7.19.6-12.fc13)
>>> While doing review of the patch, I spotted some nasty things in computing
>>> timeouts within Curl_nss_recv() and Curl_nss_send(). I wonder how this is
>>> supposed to work.
>> The timeout value is ignored in non-blocking mode by NSPR.
> If I understand, you are fine with dropping the timeout computation at all,
> right?
> Kamil

No, that is needed to ensure it works the same way cross-platform. It is
an NSPR-ism.


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