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Bug #6778 fsockopen: timeout does not work when nameserver unreachable
Submitted: 2000-09-16 16:20 UTC Modified: 2001-07-21 21:56 UTC
From: thomas at kipar dot de Assigned:
Status: Closed Package: Sockets related
PHP Version: 4.0.1pl2 OS: Debian 2.2
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2000-09-16 16:20 UTC] thomas at kipar dot de
When doing a plain
fsockopen ("",$port,&$errno,&$errstr,$timeout) ...
and the nameserver for this host does not respond, is unreachable or at least extremely slow (host produces 'A record not found'), fsockopen won't return after $timeout (3secs for example)!
It hangs for at least 100-120 s.


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