Are node removals "graceful"?

dormando dormando at
Wed Oct 24 22:30:19 UTC 2007

Paul Baker wrote:
> I couldn't find this search the list archive and I tired reading the 
> code to see what happens but I haven't been able to put it together in 
> my head yet. Basically I want to know exactly what happens to the 
> connections a node has when it is removed from a pool, either through 
> the command interface or from a nodelist.dat file sync. If there are 
> connections in wait_res or xfer_res for instance, are they allowed to 
> gracefully complete, or are they severed immediately (and an error sent 
> to the client?)

Should be. IIRC the node list is only referenced for handling new 
requests. Current ones go about their business.


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