[wp-hackers] Help w/ cURL and Google Maps

Joost de Valk joost at joostdevalk.nl
Thu Aug 14 21:24:32 GMT 2008

Why use CURL? Not all hosts have that by default... I'd use the built  
in Snoopy instead.

Joost de Valk

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On Aug 14, 2008, at 11:22 PM, Mike Walsh wrote:

> This issue isn't completely related to WordPress but it does affect a
> WordPress plugin I am working on and this group is one of the best  
> with
> respect to PHP and MySQL issues that I have encountered.
> I am running into an issue trying to use Google Maps via cURL from a  
> site
> hosted by GoDaddy.  It works fine on my laptop in my development  
> area but
> the same code times out when run on the production server.  This is  
> for a
> project I am working on for someone else so the server choice isn't  
> mine.
> My Google searches haven't yielded any results and I haven't had a  
> response
> from GoDaddy either.  I have set the cURL timeout to 2, 5, 10, and 0  
> and all
> fail.  Setting it to 0 ultimately ends up in an abort on my server  
> because
> the script execution time is exceeded.
> Anyone else run into this?
> --
> Mike Walsh -- mike_walsh at mindspring dot com
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