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Re: [egit-dev] Remote timeout default of 0?

On Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 07:39, Alex Blewitt <alex.blewitt@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Does anyone know the reason that the remote timeout in EGit is set to 0? This means it will never time out.
> I discovered a problem in which a clone against a remote site hung. Unfortunately, although you can mark the job as cancelled, if it's in a blocking IO loop that will never terminate then this doesn't kill the job.

Cancelling the job doesn't send an interrupt to the thread?

> Finally, because the clone happens in a modal dialog, if the clone fails then the dialog essentially blocks and locks up the entire Eclipse instance, resulting in it being necessary to kill the whole process if this condition occurs.



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