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Re: [leafnode-list] leafnode hanging

Brian D schrieb am 2004-02-24:

> On 24 Feb,  
>      Matthias Andree <ma@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > Leafnode relies on the kernel's TCP/IP stack to pass down a timeout.
> Presumably that is what is happening on the occasions when I get the message
> "server went away"

Yes indeed, this message means that leafnode has received an "end of
file" marker, which means that the server has disconnected or the
connection has timed out.

> > If the server just hangs without actually dropping the line, leafnode will
> > also hang.
> Would it be possible to cater for this, without having to (manually) kill the
> process.(I have had no further problems since I have started calling the
> text.news.ntlworld server by it's old ip address, rather than its current
> redirection to the broken binary server.  How long this will be available is
> anyone's guess)

That'd require major changes to leafnode's structure unfortunately. I am
not convinced I can do this on short notice.

Matthias Andree

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