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Re: Speed performances of curl library

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2010 23:50:48 +0200 (CEST)

On Tue, 29 Jun 2010, wrote:

> I wrote a script in python (few months ago ) in order to download files from
> a server, using urllib and urllib2.
> I re implemented this script in c++ using libcurl, in order to integrate it
> in a previous c++ project.
> The downloads rates are much lower with libcurl.

This is quite the opposite of most other comparisons I've seen in the past.

> What could explain this dowload rates difference ?

Can you please be a lot more specific? Perhaps even provide source code for
your two test clients to allow others to check and help out?

What libcurl version did you use? Did you try on any other OS than windows?
(And which Windows version did you try this on?) What protocols are you

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Received on 2010-06-29