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Re: libcurl-7.16.2 - How to disable chunk?

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2007 23:43:49 +0200 (CEST)

On Mon, 18 Jun 2007, Yori Sonoma wrote:

> I narrowed down that when libcurl uses "Transfer-Encoding: chunked" and
> "Expect: 100-continue", it's very slow (sorry, I didn't narrow it down in
> the code).
> For now, I jsut would like to disable those fetures, but do I have to
> disable HTTP 1.1 features? curl_easy_setopt(mCurlHandle,
> By specifying HTTP 1.0, the performance gets smoking fast, but I'm concerned
> using HTTP 1.0 all the time. Please let me know if there is any quick way to
> disable only the chunk transfer & 100(continue).

It enables the chunky transfer since you do HTTP, upload, unknown size and
HTTP 1.1. You disable that by adding "Transfer-Encoding:" to the list you pass

It enables "Expect: 100-continue" when you do POST (in most cases), and you
disable that by adding "Expect:" in that same list.

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