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Re: DNS Lookup Causing Crash

From: Dan Fandrich <>
Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2008 14:00:57 -0700

On Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 03:08:07PM -0400, Zachary Page wrote:
> I?ve run into an issue where DNS lookups are causing my application to crash.
> I have read about the multi-threaded issues and set the appropriate
> options to deal with that (CURLOPT_NOSIGNAL), but that does not seem to do the
> trick. I?m not using the c-ares at this point, as I don?t want to add
> another external library if I don?t have to. Does anyone know of a workaround
> for this? Thanks in advance.
> Zach
> P.S. ? I?m using version 7.15.5

That's a really old version. I doubt you'll find many people here willing to
debug this issue unless you can show it's still happening with 7.18.2 (or
better yet, the latest daily snapshot). And we'd need more information about
your platform, and the output of curl --version

>>> Dan

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