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Re: Issue #1586: Cancellation during gethostbyname() and connect()

From: Justin Erenkrantz <justin_at_erenkrantz.com>
Date: 2004-07-03 21:09:18 CEST

--On Friday, July 2, 2004 1:09 PM -0400 Mark Benedetto King
<mbk@lowlatency.com> wrote:

> The same holds for our blocking network reads and writes.
>
> I haven't looked at Neon to see how much work it would be to
> implement this, but it should be (reasonably) straightforward.
> Except for the DNS (unless we go with ares/adns/etc).

neon isn't async and likely can't be easily retrofitted to do so. In fact,
someone just posted to the neon list asking about implementing async-DNS in
neon, and, AFAICT, there really wasn't a way to do that without hooking at the
system level. (I could, of course, be mis-interpreting that thread though.)

*shrug* -- justin

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