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From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Fri, 9 Mar 2001 09:35:16 +0100 (MET)

On Thu, 8 Mar 2001, Bescon, Guenole wrote:

> I've set a HTTP post request using the CURLOPT_TIMEOUT option. When I do
> the HTTP post, and when the server is not available, the request
> immediatly returns. It seems that the timeout has no effect.

I don't understand what effect you want. The timeout is the maximum time you
want to allow the operation to take. If the server isn't available, the
operation will fail immediately. That has nothing to do with the timeout

  Daniel Stenberg -- curl project maintainer --
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Received on 2001-03-09