[Netsurf-develop] Re: netsurf offline

Tony Moore old_coaster at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Dec 8 19:31:54 GMT 2005

On 5 Dec 2005, James Bursa wrote:


> The real cause of the 30 second wait is that NetSurf keeps trying to
> connect to the DNS server until it times out. Ideally RISC OS (if
> connected directly) or your router (if present) should send back an
> error notification (ICMP message), and NetSurf should then give up
> immediately. I don't know if the library that we're using supports
> this.

As an interim fix, couldn't NetSurf check the value of Inet$Resolvers
at the start of each fetch, and take appropriate action?


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