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Re: curl multi pipelining and CURLOPT_CONNECTTIMEOUT

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Mon, 4 Feb 2013 22:17:57 +0100 (CET)

On Tue, 29 Jan 2013, Török Edwin wrote:

>>> I am using the curl multi interface and I see a lot of timeouts on slowish
>>> links (all fine on fast links of course). I have concluded that
>>> CURLOPT_CONNECTTIMEOUT sets not only the timeout for connect(), but also
>>> the timeout for starting to receive a reply for a pipelined request.
>> If that's so, then it is a bug. You didn't mention what libcurl version
>> you're using.
> 7.28.0 from Debian. But it reproduces with 7.28.1 too.

Seems to be a (current) bug indeed.

Would you be able to provide a recipe that we can use to repeat the problem?
Like source code for a stand-alone app that shows it happening or similar.


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Received on 2013-02-04