Bug 78911

Summary: read timeout does not work for https URLs
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Geoffrey D. Bennett <geoffrey>
Component: perl-libwww-perlAssignee: Warren Togami <wtogami>
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Description Geoffrey D. Bennett 2002-12-03 13:06:36 UTC
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Description of problem:
The following command should timeout in one second:
/usr/bin/lwp-request -t 1 https://1.2.3.4/
(-t is documented as being the amount of time in seconds to wait for a response
from the server before returning a timeout error)

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
perl-libwww-perl-5.65-2

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
Run: /usr/bin/lwp-request -t 1 https://1.2.3.4/

Actual Results:  The request took over 3 minutes to timeout.  The error is '500
Connect failed: connect: Connection timed out Connection timed out'

Expected Results:  The request should have timed out after 1 second with an
error '500 read timeout'.

Additional info:

This problem is present in RHL 7.3 (perl-libwww-perl-5.63-9) as well as RHL 8.0
(perl-libwww-perl-5.65-2).

Comment 1 Marius Feraru 2004-11-26 14:18:59 UTC
upgrade to a newer version.

i cannot reproduce it on my test system:

altblue@nop:~$ time /usr/bin/lwp-request -t 1 https://1.2.3.4/
500 read timeout

real    0m1.278s
user    0m0.220s
sys     0m0.032s

altblue@nop:~$ time /usr/bin/lwp-request -t 5 https://1.2.3.4/
500 read timeout

real    0m5.256s
user    0m0.229s
sys     0m0.026s

altblue@nop:~$ rpm -q perl-libwww-perl
perl-libwww-perl-5.79-6