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Re: Curl not closing control connection after request is completed?

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Mon, 2 Feb 2004 23:14:06 +0100 (CET)

On Mon, 2 Feb 2004, David Fells wrote:

> OS: Cobalt Linux 6.0 (RaQ4)
> cURL: curl 7.11.0 (i586-pc-linux-gnu) libcurl/7.11.0 OpenSSL/0.9.7c
> zlib/1.1.3
> I'm issuing the following command:
> 'curl -m 10 -H "Connection: close" -d "<xml document in here>"

Why the "Connection: close" ?

> I receive an XML document in reply as expected, but rather than returning to
> a prompt, it sits indefinitely at a cursor. It will not terminate until I
> hit ^C to break.

This isn't normal behavior. Do you have any particular network setup other
than plain fine unrestricted internet access? (Like a NAT, firewall, IP masq,
or similar)

Can you get data fine using curl from other (SSL-using) hosts?

    Daniel Stenberg -- --
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Received on 2004-02-02