[Zope] urllib timeout

John J Lee jjl at pobox.com
Tue Feb 3 15:57:54 EST 2004

On Tue, 3 Feb 2004, Tino Wildenhain wrote:
> I'm not aware of any timeout in urllib and at least you should get
> an exception, not nothing at all. If in doubt, run a sniffer/logger
> for the network traffic in parallel, for example tcpflow.

If you're using Zope 2.7 with Python 2.3, maybe something is calling
socket.setdefaulttimeout(), and then something else catches the
socket.timeout exception??  Sounds unlikely, though...

Take Tino's advice about the sniffer.


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