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Re: A Question On Libcurl Performance

From: Rich Gray <>
Date: Sun, 01 Sep 2013 10:37:38 -0400

Daniel Stenberg wrote:
> On Sat, 31 Aug 2013, Thomas Dineen wrote:

>> Now when I perform the exact same access on Fedora 14 the read performance
>> is very slow. When the read access is executed by sending the URL
> I don't understand this part. The read access is executed?
>> there seems to be a pause of one or two minutes to get a response.
> What!? Let me check I understand you correctly: You get an up to 120 seconds
> pause when you use libcurl on this Fedora that you don't see if the same
> program run on Windows or Solaris?
> 120 seconds is an insanely long time!

Could this be a server/DNS problem? I've seen long delays like this
when telnetting to a server which tries to do a reverse DNS lookup on
the connecting client and fails. After the lookup timeout, which can
be minutes, the login: prompt finally appears and the session proceeds normally.

- Rich
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Received on 2013-09-01