connect() bug?

James Mastros (
Fri, 12 Sep 1997 22:00:24 -0400 (EDT)

Squid's config file has the comment:
# Some systems (notably Linux) can not be relied upon to properly
# time out connect(2) requests.

Does anybody know if this is still correct? I find no mention of this bug
on the connect(2) manpage, and I can't find connect in the kernel source at

-=- James Mastros

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