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expose URL parser #2412

lambdafu opened this Issue Mar 20, 2018 · 1 comment


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lambdafu commented Mar 20, 2018

Does libcurl expose the URL parser within curl? Using a different URL parser can lead to security problems, for example when matching the target domain (see

It would be good if libcurl could expose the URL parser, so it can be reused and/or tested against alternative implementations.


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bagder commented Mar 20, 2018

This is an issue tracker, not a question or support forum. We have dedicated mailing lists for that.

We've had requests for URL parsing APIs for a long time and I would like to see it added, but so far nobody has done the necessary work...

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