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RE: timeout with Unix multithread program

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Tue, 7 Jan 2003 15:11:45 +0100 (MET)

On Mon, 6 Jan 2003, Legoff Vincent wrote:

> I tried to set CURLOPT_TIMEOUT and CURLOPT_CONNECTTIMEOUT in my program,
> but the thread in charge of downloading the URL waits for something and
> nothing happens when the timeout should expires. (I use the multi interface
> of CURL)
> I have also set CURLOPT_NOSIGNAL to true (as specified in the
> documentation), but nothing change.

You may be experiencing a timeout-bug I've fixed in the upcoming 7.10.3. Can
you try the pre-release 3 and see if it works better for you?

If not, can you please provide us a full source code to a working program
that shows this behavior? What platform is this running on again?

 Daniel Stenberg -- curl, cURL, Curl, CURL. Groks URLs.
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Received on 2003-01-07