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Re: curl download performances

From: Dan Fandrich <>
Date: Sun, 11 Jan 2015 22:28:58 +0100

On Fri, Jan 09, 2015 at 03:31:49PM +0100, Mokhtar BEN MESSAOUD wrote:
> I am testing curl pezrformance vs wget
> I find that wget is far responsive than curl
> wget download a test file from localhost in 5s , while curl download the same
> file in 11 minutes
> i use time to display time elapsed
> time wget

This command writes the file to local disk.

> time curl

while this command writes it to stdout. Are you running this on a serial
terminal or something? If you give curl the -O option, you'll have a much
closer equivalent to the wget command.

>>> Dan
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Received on 2015-01-11