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Re: libcurl quitting from curl_easy_perform but still downloads!

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2012 17:00:53 +0100 (CET)

On Mon, 19 Mar 2012, Fadi Kahhaleh wrote:

Note that you're hijacking another mail thread by replying to a mail and
suddenly talk about something completely different and that is considered bad
form mailing lists. Just changing subject is not enough to prevent that.

> Hi LibCURL group, I am wondering what would cause curl_easy_perform() to
> return (with error code ZERO) and still have the s/w function properly!

It is supposed to return zero when everything went fine!

> What I mean is, I would expect my code not to exit from that method unless
> we are done getting the data-packets via the read function or we return an
> error to forcefully stop. but in my case, the method returns zero, but my
> code (which spawns this in another thread) keeps downloading from the
> internet as it suppose to. very strange!

Sorry but I don't follow this explanation. Can you provide some source code to
show us?

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