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What is the poll frequency of `sqlite3_busy_timeout`?
The default busy handler callback is defined in main.c line 1646.

For systems supporting (and compiled) with support for sub-second sleeping (aka usleep and Windows) the times for the first polls are:

{ 1, 2, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 25,  25,  50,  50, 100 } ms

and 100 ms each thereafter.  If the platform or compiler does not support (or has not indicated support) for sub-second sleep, then the frequency is once per second or whatever increment the platform supports (that is, if the platform only supports sleeping for a day-at-a-time then the polling frequency will be once per day).