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Fix a hang in imap fetch #5961

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Fix a hang in imap fetch #5961

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@ansingh ansingh commented Sep 14, 2020

I was testing imap downloads on windows and I noticed that curl hangs on fetch for a particular sized file on a SSL connection. The library was built against schannel, and I was testing against Outlook's imap server.

Upon debugging I saw that the size of the file was small enough that the entirety of the transfer happened in a single go and schannel buffers held entire data. However, it wasn't completely read in Curl_pp_readresp since a line break was found before that could happen. So, by the time we are in imap_state_fetch_resp - there's data in buffers that needs to be read via Curl_read but nothing to read from the socket. After we setup a transfer (Curl_setup_transfer), curl just waits on the socket state to change - which doesn't happen since no new data ever comes.

I saw CURL_CSELECT_IN was used to mark that the socket is readable, so made that change before transfer setup and it seems to fix the issue.

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Seems reasonable and innocuous enough to me!

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