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[perl #33096] win32_msgwait runs forever with non-infinite timeout

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bulk 88 via RT
Date:
August 20, 2012 23:30
Subject:
[perl #33096] win32_msgwait runs forever with non-infinite timeout
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rt-3.6.HEAD-11172-1345530605-1362.33096-15-0@perl.org
On Mon Aug 20 23:21:46 2012, bulk88 wrote:
> 4. If sleep delta > (49.7 days to seconds/2) assume we overflowed and
> panic/croak. This doesn't seem like a good idea.
> 
> The Perl community's input is needed and appreciated.

5. If timeout is > 50% of 2^32 ms or 90% or 99% of 2^32 ms, croak as
invalid timeout. Since posix sleep has no errors, $! = EINVAL is not
needed right? I dont like this idea.


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