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RE: curl_multi_poll check breaks previous behavior

From: Daniel Stenberg via curl-library <>
Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2022 10:20:31 +0200 (CEST)

On Fri, 23 Sep 2022, Matthew Bobowski wrote:

> The end result is existing customers in the field cannot reliably update to
> the latest version of libcurl since the behavior has changed and an error
> (with new code) occurs when none did previously.

This is unfortunate, but underscores the importance of this:

libcurl only ever guarantees functionality that is documented. It was true in
the past, it is true now and it will be true in the future.

You may get it to do things that aren't documented, but we cannot guarantee
that such behaviors will remain over time.

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Received on 2022-09-23