On Fri, Aug 22, 2014 at 03:19:11PM +0000, Edward Thomson wrote:
> Keep poll's timeout at -1 when uploadpack.keepalive = 0, instead of
> setting it to -1000, since some pedantic old systems (eg HP-UX) and
> the gnulib compat/poll will treat only -1 as the valid value for
> an infinite timeout.
That makes sense, and POSIX only specifies the behavior for -1 anyway.
The patch itself looks obviously correct. Thanks.
Since we're now translating the keepalive value, and since there's no
way to set it to "0" (nor would that really have any meaning), I guess
we could switch the internal "no keepalive" value to 0, and do:
ret = poll(pfd, pollsize, keepalive ? 1000 * keepalive : -1);
which would let us avoid setting it to -1 in some other spots. I dunno
if that actually makes a real difference to maintainability, though.
Acked-by: Jeff King <p...@peff.net>
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