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Re: Curl timeout option in milliseconds

From: Daniel Stenberg via curl-library <>
Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 18:08:00 +0100 (CET)

On Thu, 14 Nov 2019, karthikeyan Sivakkumar via curl-library wrote:

> We have a developed a C application that makes a http/https call for third
> party from fraud check using curl library.
> Our client has a requirement to handle curl timeout of *200 milliseconds*.
> I tried to use CURLOPT_TIMEOUT_MS option but from my test results I could
> see that the minimum timeout value that can be given is 1000 milliseconds.
> Even if I configure 200 milliseconds, the curl call times out only after 1
> second (1000 milliseconds).

What curl version is that? Are you possibly building it to use the synchronous
name resolver? libcurl shouldn't have a problem with sub-second timeouts in

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Received on 2019-11-14