[Net-z3950] (no subject)

Edward G Boyle edward.boyle at ed.ac.uk
Thu Aug 29 13:38:07 CEST 2002


I've been having a look through the archives of this mailing list and it seems 
to me that my problem is very similar to one that David Crossley mentioned in a 
thread in July 2001; Mike said he would have a look at this but I can't find 
out if there was any further discussion - anybody know if there was a fix?

Eddie Boyle

Quoting Archie Warnock <warnock at awcubed.com>:

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Edward G Boyle" <edward.boyle at ed.ac.uk>
> > This problem occurs regardless of of the syntax requested.
> > Also I should further clarify that the problem only crops up when
> trying
> to
> > retrieve records from windows(NT, 2000)-based implementations of Isite
> -
> it's
> > fine with Linux and Unix implementations. Very odd and very
> frustrating!
> Has
> > anybody else come across this problem?
> Hmm...
> I'll try testing it here.  There are some code differences between the
> Unix
> versions of the Isite server and the NT version (Unix spawns child
> processes, Windows uses threads) and it's possible some fix that I put
> into
> the Unix code managed to get lost before it got to the Windows version.
> I've got Net::Z3950 here - I'll test it out and report back.
> Archie
> -- Archie Warnock                   warnock at awcubed.com
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> --    As a matter of fact, I _do_ speak for my employer.

Eddie Boyle
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