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RE: Trying not to wait for reply

From: Jess Hmby <>
Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2010 08:18:43 +0200

Hi Daniel, I couldn't do that because I am never going to receive a response (in the client) coming from that connection. I partially solved the problem setting a timeout (CURLOPT_TIMEOUT) but it is not a nice way in mi opinion because it's time that I loose there and I dont think it is safe.

> Date: Mon, 16 Aug 2010 19:16:12 +0200
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> Subject: Re: Trying not to wait for reply
> On Mon, 16 Aug 2010, Jess Hmby wrote:
> >>> Hi, is there a way to tell curl not to wait for the server's reply?
> > Hi, yes I know it is awkward, I am trying several uncommon things these
> > days. The idea is to send a response later from that third server. It would
> > also be useful for HTTP/RTSP tunelling. So to do that hang up you suggest is
> > there a specific way to do that with libcurl or should I do it directly ?
> You can make your progress or write callback abort as soon as you've received
> the first byte, thus cancelling the reading of the response.
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