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Re: cURL bug -- Segmentation Fault when timeout is 1 second

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Mon, 9 Feb 2009 09:01:18 +0100 (CET)

On Mon, 9 Feb 2009, Daniel Marschall wrote:

>> You're still chasing for problems in that old version?

> Yes, because it is impossible to install a newer version than Debian allow.
> My co-partner which owns the server, said, it is impossible to upgrade
> because of the security and because many processes need curl, so it cannot
> be reinstalled.

No, it isn't impossible. And besides, you could install a totally separate one
that only your app uses and nothing else.

> What do you mean with the SSL-Part? What has to be other if a HTTPS-page is
> called? Will the thread-safeness disappear then or what▀

As described in the manual: yes.

>> Can you post a full stand-alone example here that crashes for you and that

> I actually did post a full, stand-alone code that can be directly compiled
> and runned, look at my post.

You didn't post it here and I didn't chase around for one.

Received on 2009-02-09