socket-module: different behaviour on windows / unix when a timeout is set

A.T.Hofkamp hat at
Thu Jul 10 08:24:51 CEST 2008

On 2008-07-09, Mirko Vogt <lists at> wrote:
> Is that behaviour common or even documented? Found nothing.
Second sentence in the socket module documentation:

Note: Some behavior may be platform dependent, since calls are made to the
operating system socket APIs.

So yes, what you found is probably how it should behave.


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