Re: Lynx spinning. Kernel problem?

Alan Cox (
Mon, 25 Nov 1996 19:32:14 +0000 (GMT)

> So what I imagine is happening is lynx (2.3 BETA) calls 'connect'
> with a non-blocking socket, and connect returns immediately. Then lynx
> selects with a zero timeout, the select returns, and lynx calls connect
> again. But why would lynx do anything so stupid?

Lynx is written by folks who didnt read the man pages to select
carefully. Make it reassign a timeout to the select before each select