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Re: problem with persistent server side connections [PATCH]

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2002 09:38:37 +0100 (MET)

On Fri, 4 Jan 2002, Pete Su wrote:

> But, if persistent connections are enabled,and I send certain Webdav
> requests that result in a body-less response (like PUT, DELETE, etc), the
> server will send back something like
> 204 No Content
> <headers>
> and at this point libcurl just hangs waiting for more data.

Ugha. This is indeed a libcurl flaw. It doesn't treat the 204 the way it

Thanks for telling!

> I'm using libcurl 7.8, but I tried my code against 7.9.2 and got the same
> behavior. I'll try again to be sure.

Could you please try to apply the attached patch and let us know if it makes
things better?

    Daniel Stenberg -- curl groks URLs --

Received on 2002-01-07