SocketTimeOut message

Roger Eller roger.e.eller at
Thu Oct 3 19:24:07 EDT 2013

I have a project that will be downloading hundreds of 150MB+ files per
day.  Often the file will end with only a few bytes missing, and it doesn't
go back for the rest no matter how long it waits.  So, I re-download until
the whole thing is accounted for.

On Oct 3, 2013 7:17 PM, "J. Landman Gay" <jacque at> wrote:

> On 10/3/13 6:01 PM, Roger Eller wrote:
>  It saddens me to say this, but LiveCode itself has always been iffy at ftp
>> transfers.  I've set the socketTimeoutInterval all over the spectrum, and
>> never found a solid solution.  On the same network, all other FTP clients
>> would work perfectly every time.  I finally had to build a retry routine
>> since we can't even resume a transfer.  We seriously need a new libUrl.
> I'm not using FTP, just http, so maybe I'll be okay. But from Phil's
> answer, it sounds like the timeout message is just informational, and
> libURL keeps trying to send until it goes through. So maybe you don't need
> a resend?
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