[pcp] pmlc handshake timeout needed?
nscott at aconex.com
Mon Nov 23 00:41:06 CST 2009
----- "Ken McDonell" <kenj at internode.on.net> wrote:
> OK, that means /var/tmp/pmlogger is probably OK, and the pmlogger
> process still existed (else it would not accept the connection from
> pmlc and you'd never get to hang pmlc).
> I thought it might be possible to get away with a new -w timeout
> to pmlc, but they connection to the pmlogger involves a handshake
> protocol and one PDU from pmlogger to pmlc ... and this is buried in
> libpcp with no way to get a configurable timeout into the __pmGetPDU
> So I think this means we need another environment variable, and I
> suggest $PMLOGGER_REQUEST_TIMEOUT.
> Any objections or better suggestions?
That all sounds OK to me.
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