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Re: crash of libcurl on FreeBSD 6.0

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Date: Mon, 15 May 2006 07:33:53 -0500

On May 15, 2006, at 7:07 AM, GOD GOD wrote:

> I have tried to write a programme based on libcurl to regularly
> retrieve a HTTPS web page. This programme sleeps regular at night
> time, and wake up at 8 sharp morning.
> The programme i completed works well on Redhat Linux 9.0. When i
> tried to port to FreeBSD 6.0 . I found the programme crashes, when
> waking up. I have tried to locate the bugs to
> this line "curl_easy_perform(SomeCurlHandle);"
> Is this an OS related problem?
> What i guess, upon the problem, is FreeBSD regularly clean up the
> socket resource, which happens to touch the data struct of the curl
> handle, becuase the programme sleeps for 8 hours. This does not
> cause a problem on Red Hat Linux, and it does happen on FreeBSD.
> When the programme (on FreeBSD) gets back to run again, the data
> structure is ruined. It Crashes.
> Can anyone help me to figure out? I have already tried to GOOGLE,
> no much information out.

Post your code. No one can help you based on what you've written
above. Also, tell us what version of libcurl you are using.
Received on 2006-05-15