uhm, right, I should have better explain that option ... still, if timelimit is 0, I guess connection timeout matters, maybe I am wrong.
Thanks. Regards > Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2009 11:31:00 -0700 > Subject: Re: [PHP] How to bypass (pipe) curl_exec return value directly to a > file? > From: larstor...@gmail.com > To: an_...@hotmail.com > CC: magda.hasib...@yahoo.co.uk; email@example.com > > 2009/10/13 Andrea Giammarchi <an_...@hotmail.com>: > > > >> > curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_CONNECTTIMEOUT, 0); > >> > >> I wouldn't recommend setting this to 0 unless you're very sure that > >> the connection will succeed; otherwise, your script will hang > >> indefinitely waiting for the connection to be made. > > > > agreed, it's just he set timeout to zero so I guess he meant the curl > > connection as well otherwise it does not make sense to set the timeout to 0 > > if curl has 10 seconds timeout :-) > > > > Regards > > If he wants to download a very large file then it would make sense to > set_time_limit(0) but leave the curl connect timeout enabled; he > wouldn't want the PHP script timing out partway through a large > download. :) The curl timeout isn't for the transfer; just for making > the connection. > > > Regards, > > Torben _________________________________________________________________ Windows Live: Friends get your Flickr, Yelp, and Digg updates when they e-mail you. http://www.microsoft.com/middleeast/windows/windowslive/see-it-in-action/social-network-basics.aspx?ocid=PID23461::T:WLMTAGL:ON:WL:en-xm:SI_SB_3:092010