Re: Strange "couldn't connect to host" error
Date: Thu, 31 May 2007 17:26:10 -0400
On May 31, 2007, at 4:44 PM, Jonathan Arnold wrote:
> Daniel Stenberg wrote:
>> On Thu, 31 May 2007, Jonathan Arnold wrote:
>>> We have a routine that gets called every second, goes out to the
>>> and downloads a tiny (about 50 characters) file.
>> What libcurl version? Does it download this from the same server
>> every second?
> curl, v7.16.2
> Yes, it downloads from the same server.
>>> It runs okay for some random time, say 30 minutes, but then
>>> returns back a "Couldn't connect to host" error.
>> That means that the connect() call failed...
>>> Should I tweak some timeout?
>> Possibly, yes. You should probably check what happens on the wire
>> when this failure occurs to pinpoint exactly what to do.
> I don't see anything via Wireshark when there is a problem. No packet
> at all.
Is the server closing the connection right before the call that is
failing? Alternatively, would you happen to be calling curl functions
using the same handle from multiple threads without adequate
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Received on 2007-05-31