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[dsdp-tm-dev] Connect hangs Eclipse (was: Please sanity check RSE I20061019-2056)

We are working hard to put all potentially long-running operations in background jobs. Unfortunately, from time to time the long history of RSE pops up - first versions at IBM existed before Eclipse Jobs came into existance, so some code is still written without Jobs.

The "connect" issue you found is a particularly good example.
Any bug or failure that has affect on the entire Eclipse IDE (and not just RSE) is considered "critical" for us.

Bugs tracking this are

Lothar Werzinger schrieb:

*  The Hang was sertainly a TCP timeout, we already have a bug entry for
this, in the future
   it will be possible to cancel the hanging connect.

Will this be done in a non UI thread then? It's pretty scary for a normal user if the whole UI freezes. Most users will think eclipse crashed and might kill it before the timout happens. I just did not because I was busy writing the mail :-)

Martin Oberhuber
Wind River Systems, Inc.
Target Management Project Lead, DSDP PMC Member

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