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Curl and libcurl 7.12.1
Public curl release number: 82
Releases counted from the very beginning: 109
Available command line options: 96
Available curl_easy_setopt() options: 120
Number of public functions in libcurl: 36
Amount of public web site mirrors: 12
Number of known libcurl bindings: 26
This release includes the following changes:
o the version string now only contains info about (sub) package versions,
while for example krb4 and ipv6 now only are available as 'features'
o added curl_easy_reset()
o socks proxy support even when libcurl is built ipv6-enabled
o read callbacks can stop the transfer by returning CURL_READFUNC_ABORT
o libcurl-tutorial.3 is the new man page formerly known as libcurl-the-guide
o additional SSL trace data might be sent to the debug callback using two new
o multipart formposts can upload files larger than system memory
o the curl tool continues with the next URL even if one transfer fails
o FTP 3rd party transfer support - seven new setopt() options
This release includes the following bugfixes:
o UTF-8 encoded certificate names can now be verified properly
o krb4 link problem
o HTTP Negotiate service name now provided in uppercase
o no longer accepts any cookies with domain set to just a TLD
o HTTP Digest properties without quotes in the header
o bad Host: header case on re-used connections over proxy
o duplicate Host: header case on re-used connections
o curl -o name#[num] now works when no globbing for [num] exists
o test suite runs fine with valgrind 2.1.x
o negative Content-Length is ignored
o test 505 runs fine on windows
o curl_share_cleanup() crash
o --trace files now get the final info lines too
o multi interface connects fine to multi-IP resolving hosts
o --limit-rate works on Mac OS X (and other systems with bad poll()s)
o cookies can now hold 4999 bytes of content
o HTTP POST/PUT with NTLM/Digest/Negotiate to a URL returning 3XX
o HTTPS POST/PUT over a proxy requiring NTLM/Digest/Negotiate
o less restrictive libidn requirements, 0.4.1 or later is fine
o HTTP POST or PUT with Digest/Negotiate/NTLM selected but the server
didn't require any authentication
o win32 file:// transfer free memory bug
o configure --disable-http builds a libcurl without HTTP support
o CURLOPT_FILETIME had wrong type in curl.h, it expects a long argument
o builds fine with Borland on Windows
o the msvc curllib.dsp now builds the libcurl.lib file
o builds fine on VMS
o builds fine on NetWare
o HTTP Digest authentication with proxies uses correct user name + password
o builds fine with lcc-win32
Other curl-related news since the previous public release:
o James Hu took over after Kevin Roth as maintainer of the curl package on
cygwin. Many saludos to Kevin for a work well done during many years.
o Gambas binding:
o pycurl 7.12.0 was released
o wxWidgets binding:
o New Austrian curl web mirror:
o TclCurl 0.12.0 was released:
o Ch binding:
o New US curl web mirror:
o glib/GTK+ binding:
o New French curl web mirror:
This release would not have looked like this without help, code, reports and
advice from friends like these:
Gisle Vanem, Vincent Bronner, Alexander Krasnostavsky, Chris Gaukroger,
Günter Knauf, Marty Kuhrt, Kjetil Jacobsen, Steven Bazyl, Seshubabu Pasam,
Luca Alteas, Jean-Louis Lemaire, David Byron, David Cohen, Rob Stanzel,
Niels van Tongeren, Andrés García, Toby Peterson, Casey O'Donnell, Brian
Akins, Bertrand Demiddelaer, Joel Chen, Dylan Salisbury, Enrico Scholz,
Alexis Carvalho
Thanks! (and sorry if I forgot to mention someone)
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