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Re: multi_addtimeout has a long timeout list

From: Florian Weimer <>
Date: Sun, 29 Jun 2014 22:12:57 +0200

* Daniel Stenberg:

> On Sun, 29 Jun 2014, Florian Weimer wrote:
>> What I'm seeing is that a lot of time is spent in multi_addtimeout
>> because the list of timeouts is really long (tens of thousands of
>> entries). Is there something I can do to avoid this phenomenon?
> That sounds like a rather serious bug. What libcurl version are you
> using and on what platform are you running?

It's the curl in Fedora 20 x86_64, based on version 7.32.0. There are
a few distribution patches, but they appear unrelated.

> Have you figured out if there's a special option you use that trigger
> this problem?

Hmm. I'm setting a bandwidth limit, and I'm using just one http://
connection with the multi handle, ever (but the program uses several
unrelated multi handles, each one in a different thread). Otherwise,
I'm at a loss what could trigger this.
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Received on 2014-06-29