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Re: timeouts, select, dispatch

From: Alain Magloire
Subject: Re: timeouts, select, dispatch
Date: Fri, 8 Nov 2002 10:45:20 -0500 (EST)

> Guess what, I've another question :-)
> Is there any provision to integrate mailutils in a main loop where
> other file descriptor should be listened to, or at least is it
> possible to define read timeouts ? I've looked into the stream.c and

The underlying fd is available


> tcp.c, but found no clue as what to do...

We have put support for non-blocking, it will work correctly
for POP3 mailbox.

But I going to submit the proposal to no longer support non-blocking IO
it is responsible for 60% of the code bloat.  Probably the use of
threads is better.

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