Commit 73518091 authored by Howard Chu's avatar Howard Chu
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More notes now that LDAP_OPT_TIMEOUT is implemented.

parent 06212e9d
......@@ -43,7 +43,10 @@ routine will block or not, depending upon the setting
of the \fItimeout\fP parameter.
If timeout is not a NULL pointer, it specifies a maximum
interval to wait for the selection to complete. If timeout
is a NULL pointer, the select blocks indefinitely. To
is a NULL pointer, the LDAP_OPT_TIMEOUT value set by
.BR ldap_set_option (3)
is used. With the default setting,
the select blocks indefinitely. To
effect a poll, the timeout argument should be a non-NULL
pointer, pointing to a zero-valued timeval structure. See
.BR select (2)
......@@ -187,7 +187,10 @@ specifies unlimited search time to be used.
Specifies what version of the LDAP protocol should be used.
.B TIMEOUT <integer>
Specifies a generic timeout (in seconds). Currently ignored.
Specifies a timeout (in seconds) after which calls to synchronous LDAP
APIs will abort if no response is received. Also used for any
.BR ldap_result (3)
calls where a NULL timeout parameter is supplied.
If OpenLDAP is built with Simple Authentication and Security Layer support,
there are more options you can specify.
......@@ -368,6 +371,8 @@ user ldap configuration file
local ldap configuration file
.BR ldap (3),
.BR ldap_set_option (3),
.BR ldap_result (3),
.BR openssl (1),
.BR sasl (3)
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