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Re: relative performance

From: Samuel Marks via curl-library <>
Date: Sun, 5 Sep 2021 15:45:11 -0400

I've messed around with Jepsen… maybe it's relevant to the scenarios you
want to test?

(regardless, could inspire some of your implementation decisions… and is

Samuel Marks
Charity <> | consultancy <>
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On Fri, Sep 3, 2021 at 9:31 AM Ben Greear via curl-library <> wrote:

> On 9/3/21 2:09 AM, Daniel Stenberg via curl-library wrote:
> > On Thu, 2 Sep 2021, Rich Gray via curl-library wrote:
> >
> >> Daniel, this is a generous offer you should probably accept, unless you
> already have such a tool.
> >
> > I know, and I probably should, but here's why I haven't yet:
> >
> > There are countless things we can do to improve the situation in the
> curl project. I personally spend 50+ hours a week on it (mostly because I
> love it).
> >
> > There are limits to what I as a single individual can pull through. I
> regularly present ideas of what *we* can do and how *we* can improve things
> here (as in
> > the curl project), and while I love a good response and cheers; if it
> ends up as yet another thing for *me* to do then I need to put it on the
> big pile of
> > things to work on slowly and gradually on rainy days. Then I won't be
> able to use anyone's services or tools for the forseeable future so I'm not
> going to
> > bother with that at this point.
> >
> > I'm not blaming anyone and this is not a complaint. I'm just trying to
> explain my position.
> I fully understand the lack-of-time thing. It takes a while to set up a
> good testbed,
> especially something more complicated like a virtual network.
> On the positive side, libcurl is used all over everywhere, so if there
> were real perf
> issues, then someone would have likely noticed by now. We use it as part
> of a network-testing
> traffic generator, typically over a local network (ie, not constrained by
> internet uplink
> speeds), and we see fine performance in our testing.
> Thanks,
> Ben
> --
> Ben Greear <>
> Candela Technologies Inc
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Received on 2021-09-05