cURL / Mailing Lists / curl-users / Single Mail


Re: curl hangs at " to connect to any host

From: Doug McNutt <>
Date: Sun, 20 Oct 2013 14:49:32 -0600

At 22:31 +0200 10/20/13, Martin Spliff wrote:
>>Does curl work to (i.e. no https)? Do other programs
>>connect to port 443 just fine (e.g. wget, or even a web browser)? Is there
>>a proxy in use on the system? If you've tried curl without --with-darwinssl
>>then I would expect the results to be different, for example.
>>>>> Dan
>As I mentioned earlier: doesn't matter if it is http or https, the result is the same - hang at "Trying". When I run in my OS X 10.7:
>$ telnet 80
>Connected to
>Escape character is '^]'.
>$ curl -v
>* About to connect() to port 80 (#0)
>* Trying (hang)
>I was wondering if that could be timeout issue, but it seems that even if I pass --connect-timeout parameter, cURL does not abort trying to connect after 5 seconds
>$ curl -v --connect-timeout 5
>* About to connect() to port 80 (#0)
>* Trying (hang)
>while wget works just OK.
>$ wget
>--2013-10-20 22:14:36--
>Resolving, 2a00:1a28:1200:9::2
>Connecting to||:80... connected.
>HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
>Length: 11742 (11K) [text/html]
>Saving to: `index.html.1'
>cURL runned on Ubuntu on the same machine works just fine, so I guess this is a problem with my OS X or my compilation of cURL. Is it possible to be an interaction with other apps/libs on my OS X?

Is Applescript even remotely involved while on OS neXt?

There are well known problems with quoting with escapes when the do shell script command is employed.

--> From the U S of A, the only socialist country that refuses to admit it. <--
List admin:
Received on 2013-10-20