socket.connect timeout

Steve Holden sholden at
Mon Jul 9 16:27:43 CEST 2001

"Twan van der Schoot" <twanvds at> wrote in message
news:9icas4$lvp$1 at
> Hi there,
> How do I increase the timeout period on a socket.connect()?
> A peek in the source code of the socket object does reveal anything
> FWI: I'm using Python 2.1 from ActiveWare for WinNT (running on NT4.0SP6).
> thanks!
There's a module called (take a look in the vaults of
Parnassus), which allows you much better control over the timeouts on your
sockets. Without this you can have problems.


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