setsockopt support for SO_RCVTIMEO

Corinna Vinschen
Fri Aug 2 08:03:00 GMT 2013

On Aug  1 20:41, Sean Daley wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 1, 2013 at 7:41 PM, Balaji Venkataraman <> wrote:
> >
> > It appears Cygwin setsockopt doesn't do anything with the socket
> > options SO_RCVTIMEO or SO_SNDTIMEO. Then I also found this:
> >
> >
> > But those options work on Windows (Win7 to be precise). Has that
> > always been the case or has Cygwin not caught up yet - IOW, is support
> > possible/planned? Thanks.
> I believe there was actually a discussion about this a few weeks back.

I just didn't have time to look into implementing SO_RCVTIMEO/SO_SNDTIMEO
last month.  But it's on my plate as soon as I have time to implement
something new.


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