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Re: Query about

From: Jan de Lint <>
Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2009 19:47:42 +0100

Before starting this, I have to check weather the server is reachable or
not i.e i am able to connect to server or not.
>> I tried it but curl_easy_perform returns CURLE_OK even if it could
>> not connect to the server.
> I'm sorry, but it does not return CURLE_OK for those cases. It never has.
What would be the optimal and safest way to detect whether a server is
In my case an html server. Request some header data?
I have the impression that the name look-up sometimes at first needs
considerable time to start up.
Just a question.
Received on 2009-02-26