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Re: server down error status.

From: Timothee Besset <ttimo@idsoftware.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2003 17:22:20 +0100
To: www-lib@w3.org
Message-Id: <20030127172220.247c820c.ttimo@idsoftware.com>

Have you tried the examples provided on the website? There is a test
application that will fetch an URL and print it to screen. I believe it
does handle the timeout situation fine.

My apps are working fine in timeout situations also, I highly doubt this
is a bug in libwww.

regards

On Mon, 27 Jan 2003 10:13:50 -0600
"Tanmay Patwardhan" <tpthesis@hotmail.com> wrote:

> 
> I did set a timeout, but it doesnt seem to affect anything. My program
> still goes into an infinite loop in HTEventList_loop(request);
> 
> I also do have a handler defined as indicated by Richard, but that too 
> doesnt get called in this case. Does libwww terminate gracefully on not 
> finding a webserver, or is this a bug ?
> 
> Thanks,
> Tanmay
> 
> 
> -----------------------
> Tanmay Patwardhan
> Applications Developer,
> UBS Warburg,
> Chicago, IL.
> -----------------------
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> >From: Timothee Besset <ttimo@idsoftware.com>
> >To: www-lib@w3.org
> >Subject: Re: server down error status.
> >Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2003 22:45:30 +0100
> >
> >
> >I suppose you need to set a timeout?
> >
> >         /* Set the timeout for how long we are going to wait for a 
> >response */
> >         HTHost_setEventTimeout(10000);
> >
> >regards
> >
> >TTimo
> >
> >On Fri, 24 Jan 2003 14:45:36 -0600
> >"Tanmay Patwardhan" <tpthesis@hotmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > >
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > I am observing some peculiar behaviour in my program using libwww.
> > > When 
> >my
> > > web server is running, but the URL is not available, I can catch
> > > that 
> >error
> > > through ((HTAnchor_header(HTRequest_anchor(request))==NULL).
> > >
> > > But, when the web server is not running at all, and I try to POST to
> > > a 
> >URL,
> > > then the status returned from status = HTPostAnchor(src, dst,
> > > request) 
> >is 1
> > > and libww goes into the following loop infinitely.
> > > if (status == YES)
> > > {
> > > HTEventList_loop(request);
> > > }
> > >
> > > Whats the best way to catch this error?
> > >
> > > Thanks and regards,
> > > Tanmay
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > -----------------------
> > > Tanmay Patwardhan
> > > Applications Developer,
> > > UBS Warburg,
> > > Chicago, IL.
> > > -----------------------
> > >
> > >
> > >
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