I tried to define a timeout for a SOAP client:
my $timeout = 1;
my $soap = SOAP::Lite
timeout => $timeout)
My client gets an undefined object from its method call upon
timeout (peeking into the fault data, reveals that it was due to a
So far so good.
It seems that the timeout breaks something, so the server
dies too (I get a "Broken pipe" on the server's side).
Anyone knows why the server dies and how to avoid that?
I'm avoiding it now by ignoring sig-pipe signals:
However, I wonder why this happens and why isn't any of the
lower layers is handling this.