[Rd] [linux] connection never times out
jeroen.ooms at stat.ucla.edu
Tue Jul 12 22:22:51 CEST 2011
> Can you please verify the behaviour is still the same in a recent R-devel or
> at least R-2.13.1? And that there was no other already answered request on
> R-help or R-devel re. timeouts?
The code below is R 2.13.1. It shows that the timeout time is more
than 3 minutes, although it was set to 5 seconds.
> system.time(download.file("http://126.96.36.199", dest=tempfile()))
trying URL 'http://188.8.131.52'
Error in download.file("http://184.108.40.206", dest = tempfile()) :
cannot open URL 'http://220.127.116.11'
In addition: Warning message:
In download.file("http://18.104.22.168", dest = tempfile()) :
unable to connect to '22.214.171.124' on port 80.
Timing stopped at: 0 0 189.375
R version 2.13.1 (2011-07-08)
Platform: i686-pc-linux-gnu (32-bit)
 LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 LC_NUMERIC=C
 LC_TIME=en_US.UTF-8 LC_COLLATE=en_US.UTF-8
 LC_MONETARY=C LC_MESSAGES=en_US.UTF-8
 LC_PAPER=en_US.UTF-8 LC_NAME=C
 LC_ADDRESS=C LC_TELEPHONE=C
 LC_MEASUREMENT=en_US.UTF-8 LC_IDENTIFICATION=C
attached base packages:
 stats graphics grDevices utils datasets methods base
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