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Re: 50% cpu use on OS X

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2005 00:06:00 +0200 (CEST)

On Thu, 23 Jun 2005, Sami Tikka wrote:

> Hello! I'm not sure if this is the correct way to report bugs but here goes
> anyway:

It is a good way!

> The problem is that curl seems to take a lot more cpu that it needs to. It
> seems to consume more than 50% of cpu while downloading 40kB/s over my slow
> cable modem. This is annoying because it makes my Mac mini's fan spin fast
> and then it is no longer completely silent.

This is a known bug in some ancient versions.

curl has developed a lot since then and I can only advice that you upgrade...

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Received on 2005-06-23