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Re: timeouts, select, dispatch

From: Alain Magloire
Subject: Re: timeouts, select, dispatch
Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2002 12:21:15 -0500 (EST)

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> > Yes, it keep tracks, You will have to reissue the same command.
> > Actually reissuing another command will return EBUSY or something,
> > since the "TOP 1 0" is not complete, the code will not let you do things =
> like
> > "RET 1" until the "TOP .." finish.
> Excellent ! I better understand your statement that this causes 60%
> code overhead :-)

Yes, keeping the state is the cause of the code bloating.
And it is even worst when doing it for IMAP4.
- Non-blocking will work for POP3, it was tested
  but I've never test it with IMAP4.

This is why I'm proposing to drop this feature, actually
I'm suggesting to drop 2 features:

- support for non-blocking I/O
- support for thread-safe

Pushing this out of the library in to userland.

But in will not happend tomorow 8-)

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