I started to put this on the gretl-devel, but then second guessed myself. 


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-------- Original message --------
From: Allin Cottrell
Date:07/03/2014 3:37 PM (GMT-06:00)
To: Gretl list
Subject: Re: [Gretl-users] Test for data connection

On Thu, 3 Jul 2014, Logan Kelly wrote:

> Is there a way to test for an active data connection before
> calling readfile() or curl()?

This is a gretl-devel question, but anyway: No, though maybe we
should experiment with the various "timeout" options in libcurl so
we don't block endlessly on a call via the curl API.

Allin Cottrell

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