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Hi,

I have a code that interacts with a webservice.

some requests may take up to 45 seconds to return, the problem is sendAndLoad gives up much sooner.

how can I set the timeout for sendAndLoad ?






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request_obj.sendAndLoad

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by:CyanBlue
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You cannot set the timeout value in ActionScript...  Not sure what the solution is thought...

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by:jeremyBass26
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would something like this work... ?

// import the class:
import com.gskinner.net.LoadVars2;
myLV:LoadVars2 = new LoadVars2();
// subscribe to its data event:
myLV.addEventListener("data",this);
 
// add some data to send:
myLV.username = "frank";
myLV.password = "cheesepenguin";
 
// set the timeout period to 10 seconds (default is 7s):
myLV.timeout = 10000;
 
// this should timeout after 10 seconds:
myLV.sendAndLoad("http://1.1.1.1/noFile.php",myLV,"POST");
 
// function to handle the data event:
function data(p_evtObj:Object):Void {
   if (p_evtObj.src != undefined) {
      trace("Loaded successfully with source: "+p_evtObj.src);
    } else {
      trace("An error occurred while loading");
    }
}

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by:CyanBlue
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Interesting...  Never seen such class before...  Thanks, jeremyBass26...  ;)

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by:jeremyBass26
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wasn't sure if it'd fit the need here... Just trying to help and learn too hehe :D

cheers
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by:moshem
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this is very nice, but this allows me to set a timeout that is smaller than the default one set by the parent class LoadVars..

which means if I can't extent the default timeout set by the parent, I am still out of luck here....

as the default  timeout is too short...
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by:jeremyBass26
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but you should be able to loop and fake a new request...? just thinking out loud...
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by:jeremyBass26
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wait... did you try to set is at a high number?

this is the code I put up

// set the timeout period to 10 seconds (default is 7s):
myLV.timeout = 10000;
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by:CyanBlue
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It'd be nice if you could close this topic if you resolved the problem...  ;)

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by:moshem
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Hey,

I didn't

I could not find a way to detect timeout... did you ?
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by:CyanBlue
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It seems like what jeremyBass suggested should work???  If not, can you post the code you have tried???

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by:moshem
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no, becuase after about 15, flash gives up and returns with an error, while actual timeout of the server could be 45 seconds
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Any update???

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