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Re: cURL and downloading audio

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Tue, 9 Aug 2011 00:03:11 +0200 (CEST)

On Fri, 5 Aug 2011, Dave Higgins wrote:

> I'm wondering if the --max-time variable will help, e.g. curl --max-time 30,
> is that only going to download for 30 second before dying or is that going
> to download until done and then die if nothing happens for 30 seconds?

--max-time 30 will make the transfer get aborted after 30 seconds if it is
still going on.

You probably want to look into the --speed-time and --speed-limit options!

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