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Re: Interrupting in-progress download

From: Michael Wallner <>
Date: Wed, 02 Nov 2005 16:45:47 +0100

Hi Daniel Lavalliere, you wrote:

> Assuming a http file download is in progress, CURLOPT_NOSIGNAL = 0
> and CURLOPT_TIMEOUT=1200, is there any way to request libcurl to stop
> downloading the file now if you know the connection just went dead
> and will not be back up before the timeout occurs.

I'd say returning <= 0 from write_data() should help, but I don't think
that curl will call write_data() if it cannot read anything...


Michael - <mike(@)>
Received on 2005-11-02