How to catch socket timeout?

Paul paul at
Wed Sep 24 00:55:22 CEST 2003

What's the best way to do this under Python 2.1?
I believe socket.timeout was a 2.3 feature.
Wrap it in threads? 

I'd like to do something similar for the Gibraltar
Linux firewall CD, but it only comes with Python 2.1.

Many thanks in advance.

-- Paul

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