[Pdns-dev] pipe-timeout is implemented in seconds, not milliseconds as claimed

Peter van Dijk peter.van.dijk at netherlabs.nl
Thu Dec 6 13:49:23 CET 2012

Hello John,

On Aug 2, 2012, at 1:55 , John Leach wrote:

> Perhaps fix the bug, but warn or reject timeouts that work out to be
> less than, say, 100ms or something? That would alert anyone who worked
> around this to the fact powerdns is now interpreting the config as
> milliseconds and not seconds).

Fixed in r2971, timeout is now in ms. I raised the default from 1000 to 2000 to avoid the most blatant surprise. I did not implement the warning; pipebackend users tend to be savvy users who read docs.

Kind regards,
Peter van Dijk
Netherlabs Computer Consulting BV - http://www.netherlabs.nl/

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