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Re: php curl_exec won't return any data, libcurl-, php 5.3.4, WampServer2.1d-x64.exe

From: Tolas Anon <>
Date: Wed, 9 Feb 2011 20:00:40 +0100

On Wed, Feb 9, 2011 at 7:42 PM, Daniel Stenberg <> wrote:
> On Wed, 9 Feb 2011, Tolas Anon wrote:
>> but isn't libcurl supposed to use keep-alive, since it's using http/1.1?
> The HTTP term is persistent connections.
> You're only doing one request, so HTTP 1.1's persistent connections aren't
> involved here since it is about re-using the same connection for multiple
> requests.
> The TCP term "keep-alive" is about a TCP option to prevent the connection to
> go completely silent. (The ability to control that option varies greatly
> between operating systems.)
> libcurl itself doesn't set that option but anyone using libcurl can easily
> do so using the mechanisms libcurl provide - like for example the command
> line tool curl does. I don't think PHP uses it, but I'm not sure.
> --
are you trying to tell me that i'm better off just outputting a weird
byte every 25 seconds and stripping them in the calling script?
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