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Re: curl_easy_perform() is slow

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2011 22:58:24 +0200 (CEST)

On Thu, 20 Oct 2011, wrote:

> I'm using libcurl to download a 16 Mb file. From the command line I can run
> "curl file://file.bin >newfile.bin" and it completes in 17 seconds(~835k/s).
> The curl_easy_perform() call runs at 8k/s and takes almost an hour. Why
> don't the two commands run at the same speed?

I don't know. What libcurl version on what operating syetsm and how does your
libcurl using app handle the received data?

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Received on 2011-10-20