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Curl and libcurl 7.12.2
Public curl release number: 83
Releases counted from the very beginning: 110
Available command line options: 96
Available curl_easy_setopt() options: 121
Number of public functions in libcurl: 36
Amount of public web site mirrors: 13
Number of known libcurl bindings: 27
This release includes the following changes:
o the IDN code now verifies that only TLD-legitmate letters are used in the
name or a warning is displayed (when verbose is enabled)
o provides error texts for IDN errors
o file upload parts in formposts now get their directory names cut off
o added CURLOPT_FTPSSLAUTH to allow ftp connects to attempt "AUTH TLS" instead
before "AUTH SSL"
o curl_getdate() completely rewritten: may affect rare curl -z use cases
This release includes the following bugfixes:
o CURLOPT_FTP_CREATE_MISSING_DIRS works for third party transfers
o memory leak for cookies received with max-age set
o potential memory leaks in the window name resolver
o URLs with ?-letters in the user name or password fields
o libcurl error message is now provided when send() fails
o no more SIGPIPE on Mac OS X and other SO_NOSIGPIPE-supporting platforms
o HTTP resume was refused if redirected
o configure's gethostbyname check when both nsl and socket libs are required
o configure --with-libidn now checks the given path before defaults
o a race condition sometimes resulting in CURLE_COULDNT_RESOLVE_HOST in the
windows threaded name resolver code
o isspace() invokes with negative values in the cookie code
o a case of read-already-freed-data when CURLOPT_VERBOSE is used and a (very)
persistent connection
o now includes descriptive error messages for IDN errors
o more forgivning PASS response code check for better working with proftpd
o curl/multi.h works better included in winsock-using apps
o curl_easy_reset() no longer enables the progress meter
o build fix for SSL disabled curl with SSL Engine support present
o configure --with-ssl=PATH now ignores pkg-config path info
o CURLOPT_SSLENGINE can be set to NULL even if no engine support is available
o LDAP crash when more than one record was received
o connect failures properly stores an error message in the errorbuffer
o Rare Location:-following problem with bad original URL
o -F can now add Content-Type on non-file sections
o double Host: header when following Location: with replaced Host:
o curl_multi_add_handle() return code
o "Proxy-Connection: close" is now understood and properly dealt with
o curl_getdate() crash
o downloading empty files now calls the write callback properly
o no reverse DNS lookups for ip-only addresses with ipv6-enabled libcurl
o file handler leak when getting an empty file:// URL
o libcurl works better multi-threaded on AIX (when built with xlc)
o cookies over proxy didn't match the path properly
o MSVC makefile fixes to build better
o FTP response 530 on 'PASS' now sends back a better error message
Other curl-related news since the previous public release:
o AdacURL version 7.12.1
o pycurl version 7.12.1
o tclcurl version 0.12.1
o libcurl.NET was announce:
o Get your fresh Mozilla-extracted ca cert bundle here:
o New web mirror in Taiwan:
This release would not have looked like this without help, code, reports and
advice from friends like these:
Casey O'Donnell, Roland Krikava, Alex, Alexander Krasnostavsky, Kjetil
Jacobsen, Ling Thio, Roman Koifman, Harshal Pradhan, Jonas Forsman, David
Tarendash, Daniel at touchtunes, Bertrand Demiddelaer, Andreas Rieke,
Jean-Claude Chauve, Dan Fandrich, Peter Sylvester, "Mekonikum", Jean-Philippe
Barrette-LaPierre, Günter Knauf, Larry Campbell, Fedor Karpelevitch,
Aleksandar Milivojevic, Gisle Vanem, Chris "Bob Bob", Chih-Chung Chang, Andy
Cedilnik, Alan Pinstein, Eric Vergnaud, Traian Nicolescu, runekl at
Thanks! (and sorry if I forgot to mention someone)
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