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Re: Serverside Streaming connection using libcurl

From: Daniel Stenberg via curl-library <>
Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2018 14:02:49 +0100 (CET)

On Mon, 17 Dec 2018, Prashant Shubham wrote:

>> If you want the client to get the data as soon as it gets available then
>> you should probably just make a request with curl and not have a timeout.
>> Then curl will just sit there waiting for the transfer to start or
>> complete, until the server does that. And when one transfer is done, the
>> client can just issue another request and go back to waiting...

> But meanwhile when we client is issuing another request what if server has
> to send another new command to client, wouldn't the client miss that
> command?

If the server can't cache the data for a while then I would say uysing HTTP
for this setup seems wrong.

Received on 2018-12-20