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Re: TFTP and the Multi Interface

From: Chad Monroe <>
Date: Tue, 30 Dec 2008 13:38:38 -0800

On Dec 30, 2008, at 1:29 PM, Daniel Stenberg wrote:

> On Tue, 30 Dec 2008, Chad Monroe wrote:
>> Right, this is the behavior I am seeing and it's unacceptable for
>> my present environment. To test things out with the multi interface
>> I used FTP and my program remains responsive during the entire
>> transfer as expected, where as TFTP blocks until completion. I have
>> some other changes I'm ready to submit back (for option
>> negotiation) very soon. I'll submit those changes first, then begin
>> looking at this issue.
> Just FYI: this shortcoming is actually documented in the libcurl-
> multi.3 man page.
> But I too would be very happy to see this fixed!
> --
> /

Now that you point it out, I see it in the docs :). I'll take a look
at it, but if you have any pointers regarding implementation before I
dive in it'd be much appreciated.

Chad Monroe
Received on 2008-12-30