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Re: curl_multi_timeout and the multi_socket API

From: Daniel Stenberg via curl-library <>
Date: Fri, 2 Apr 2021 23:12:31 +0200 (CEST)

On Fri, 2 Apr 2021, Henrik Holst wrote:

>> If you use poll() then the multi socket API is probably the wrong choice.
>> The multi socket API is for event-based handling.
> Okey, but the very same thing happens with epoll, or are we only defining
> event-based handling as say libevent, libev and libuv?

What "very same thing" is it that happens? What do you do with the timeout
value curl_multi_timeout returns in an event-based system?

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Received on 2021-04-02