Bug 5071 - Enhancement Request - Customizable Connection Timeout Option
Enhancement Request - Customizable Connection Timeout Option
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Product: rsync
Classification: Unclassified
Component: core
2.6.9
Other Other
: P3 enhancement
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Assigned To: Wayne Davison
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Reported: 2007-11-11 00:24 UTC by Dusty Doris
Modified: 2008-02-06 21:21 UTC (History)
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Description Dusty Doris 2007-11-11 00:24:19 UTC
It would be nice if we could customize connection timeouts, rather than waiting for the default timeout.  It appears someone has submitted a patch for this in the past.  I never saw any follow-ups to see if this was something that was being considered.

http://lists.samba.org/archive/rsync/2006-May/015649.html
Comment 1 Olivier Thauvin 2007-11-11 00:47:52 UTC
Isn't timeout option what you want:

--timeout=TIME          set I/O timeout in seconds

If yes, I let you to close the bugs.
Comment 2 Dusty Doris 2007-11-11 01:00:48 UTC
I'm looking for connection timeout, rather than I/O timeout.  When I send a SYN and never get an ACK, it hangs until a default timeout.  For example, a netstat only shows SYN_SENT.

rsync: failed to connect to x.x.x: Connection timed out (110)
rsync error: error in socket IO (code 10) at clientserver.c(107) [receiver=2.6.8]
Comment 3 Wayne Davison 2007-11-11 17:01:07 UTC
Yes, I snagged that patch but apparently neglected to check it in.  There was a little tweaking I wanted to do to it before accepting it, which I worked on a bit this morning:

http://rsync.samba.org/ftp/unpacked/rsync/patches/contimeout.diff

Since it's so simple, I'm thinking of including it in the 3.0.0 release.
Comment 4 Matt McCutchen 2008-02-06 21:21:59 UTC
The current development rsync has the --contimeout option.