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libcurl is at ~30K + download buffer for dynamic memory

From: Daniel Stenberg via curl-library <>
Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2021 16:21:55 +0100 (CET)


curl now uses about 30K of dynamic memory for downloading a large HTTP file,
plus the size of the download buffer.

I've been digging around and analyzed memory use and struct sizes in curl over
the last few years. You can get all the details on my blog post about it:

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Received on 2021-01-21