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Re: Serverside Streaming connection using libcurl

From: Prashant Shubham via curl-library <>
Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2018 21:00:26 +0530

On 12/20/18, Daniel Stenberg <> wrote:
> 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.
> --
> /

I can understand what you are suggesting is long-polling but what I
want to implement is Server sent
. I guess libcurl doesn't have support for that.
Received on 2018-12-20