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Re: dns timeouts in current version?

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2005 19:40:50 +0200 (CEST)

On Thu, 22 Sep 2005, Michael Mastroianni wrote:

> I'm running 7.14.1 on a couple of flavors of linux and windows. I've got my
> timeout set to 3 seconds (this is for a spider), and have not set
> connectiontimeout (I'm using the default resolver). I've noticed that DNS
> lookups can take longer than my overall timeout (I have the nosignal option
> set).

> Is there any way around this? Should I use the connectiontimeout? Should I
> go back to using ares?

The only ways around it are the ones you've explicitly disabled: use signals
(with the connection timeout) or c-ares!

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