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Re: curl_failf causes crash with --enable-threaded-resolver

From: Dave Reisner <>
Date: Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:59:15 -0400

On Fri, Apr 11, 2014 at 11:56:41AM +0400, truefiresnake wrote:
> Dave, If I set CURLOPT_NOSIGNAL to 1 then my queries can totally stuck (without
> timeout), am I right? I’m trying to avoid this case. Documentation says I can
> use threaded resolver in such case and it should be thread safe. Also there’s
> alternative to use c-ares (which i also want to avoid, I don’t want another one
> library in my project)

Please don't top post.

No, this isn't the case. curl is non-blocking, so signals are never used
for timeouts (e.g. alarm(2)).
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Received on 2014-04-11