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Re: curl_multi_socket + libev: monitoring data?

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2012 23:09:52 +0200 (CEST)

On Sun, 10 Jun 2012, Felix E. Klee wrote:

> * Is there any problem if program flow is paused right after calling
> "curl_multi_socket_action"?

Not that I can think of, no.

> * During connection to database (possibly slow), downloads will continue
> "in the background" under UNIX, right?

No, not unless you make them do so. libcurl's multi API is doing all the
concurrent transfers simultaneously in the *same* thread. If you do something
blocking you will block all the other transfers done in that thread.

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Received on 2012-06-10