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Re: curl_multi_socket + libev: monitoring data?

From: Felix E. Klee <>
Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2012 09:49:45 +0200

On Sun, Jun 10, 2012 at 11:09 PM, Daniel Stenberg <>
> If you do something blocking you will block all the other transfers
> done in that thread.

Does that mean: When I do something blocking, then - unless there are
other processes doing transfers - the Ethernet interface of the computer
will idle?

I hope this question is not too off topic here. After all, it is
probably more related to how the TCP/IP stack works, in this case on
Linux 3.2.
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Received on 2012-06-11