the TFpHttpClient has an IoTimeout property, which in turn sets the
IOTimeout of its FSocket (TInetSocket), however there's no way to set a
I see that even overriding the SocketHandler wouldn't change that, since
it's connect is only called *after* the fpconnect call succeeds.
Also, I see no way to interrupt a pending connect from another thread.
My problem is that I'm using it in a thread, and, when I terminate the
application, in case the host is not responding/not available, I have to
wait the roughly 30 seconds that it takes for the connect to timeout.
I had the same problem with synapse, but there it has been solved
several years ago by introducing a connection timeout (besides, I can
abort a socket operation from another thread, though it only works under
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