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Re: libcurl slower than winxp IE, anyone help me?

From: Dan Fandrich <>
Date: Wed, 7 Jan 2009 14:27:32 -0800

On Wed, Jan 07, 2009 at 05:33:09PM +0800, ̼ wrote:
> I log time in my app, and compare libcurl speed with winxp IE7 by
> downloading the same 3.27M file, libcurl lasting 8 minutes, but IE7 only need
> less than 4 minutes.
> My app is multi-thread, but my testing only invoke one thread.
> Does anyone give me some help to speed up libcurl? Thanks a lot!

This complaint about slow transfers in Windows has come up before and I don't
recall anyone solving it. You could try experiment by setting
CURL_MAX_WRITE_SIZE to a different (presumably larger) value when compiling
libcurl and see if that makes any difference.

>>> Dan

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