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Curl and libcurl 7.11.1. A bugfix release.
Public curl release number: 79
Releases counted from the very beginning: 106
Available command line options: 94
Available curl_easy_setopt() options: 111
This release includes the following changes:
o CURL_VERSION_LARGEFILE is a feature bit returned by libcurls that feature
large file support
o libcurl only requires winsock 1.1 on windows now
o when doing FTP, curl now sends QUIT before disconnecting
o name resolves can now timeout on windows too
o $HOME is now recognized better when looking for .netrc files
o now re-uses the ares handle when re-using curl handles
o SO_BINDTODEVICE is used for network interface binding
o configure --disable-manual disables the built-in huge manual from the
command line tool
o the default Accept: header used in HTTP requests changed
o asynch dns lookups now require the c-ares library
o curl --socks can be used to set a SOCKS5 proxy to use
o response-headers received after a (proxy) CONNECT request are now passed
to the header callback just like other headers
This release includes the following bugfixes:
o Improved PUT/POST with NTLM/Digest authentication
o following redirects and doing NTLM/Digest (where the first connection gets
closed) with the multi interface work better now
o file: progress meter and getinfo variables work now
o CURLOPT_FRESH_CONNECT and CURLAUTH_NTLM now work when set together
o share interface usage without (un)lock functions segfaulted
o --limit-rate no longer cripples the --speed-limit feature
o fixed verbose output problem with ipv6-enabled re-used connections
o fixed the socks5 code to check version in the socks response properly
o dns cache bug - fixed the 'inuse' counter
o large file fix for Content-Length
o better docs for the share interface
o several configure fixes for mingw/msys
o setting a Host: header is no longer affecting the Host: header used when
libcurl follows a Location:
o fixed numerous compiler warnings on several operating systems and compilers
o PUTing from stdin couldn't disable chunked transfer-encoding
o corrected the mingw makefiles
o improved the configure libz detection
o fixed EPRT/PORT use when doing FTP on ipv6-enabled AIX hosts
o *nroff commands that only support -mandoc and not -man are now supported
(for the built-in manual text in the command line tool)
o fixed the unconditional #include of config.h in hugehelp.c
o builds fine on MPE/iX
o upload using chunked transfer-encoding now sends the last chunk properly
teriminated with an extra CRLF
o Fixed the progress meter display for files >2GB
o persistant connections over a proxy messed up the proxy name/password
o the socks5 code segfaulted if no username/password was set
o the *_LARGE options now take curl_off_t types as parameters and this will
make it possible to handle large files on windows too
o builds with large file support even on systems without strtoll()
Other curl-related news since the previous public release:
o Many platforms are being used to autobuild and autotest curl on a daily
basis. Please join in and test curl on your systems:
o the curl mailing lists moved, (re-)subscribe to the new ones from here:
o c-ares 1.0.0 was relased:
o TclCurl 0.11.0 was released:
o PycURL 7.11.0 was released:
o the libcurl D binding was released:
o new Estonian web site mirror:
This release would not have looked like this without help, code, reports and
advice from friends like these:
Gisle Vanem, Vincent Bronner, Richard Bramante, Dirk Manske, Dan Fandrich,
Ken Hirsch, Stadler Stephan, Domenico Andreoli, Patrick Smith, Tor Arntsen,
Andrés García, Tim Baker, Len Krause, Gilad, Ken Rastatter, P R Schaffner,
Greg Hewgill, Ben Greear, Jeff Lawson, Grigory Entin, Doug Porter, David
Byron, Andy Serpa, Joe Halpin, Christopher R. Palmer
Thanks! (and sorry if I forgot to mention someone)
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