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curl and libcurl 7.15.4 available for OS/2 & eComStation

June 12, 2006 by Paul Smedley

++ From the VOICE OS/2-eCS News Service ++

From: Paul Smedley

Now available from is Curl and libcurl 7.15.4

"curl is a command line tool for transferring files with URL syntax, supporting FTP, FTPS, TFTP, HTTP, HTTPS, TELNET, DICT, FILE and LDAP. curl supports SSL certificates, HTTP POST, HTTP PUT, FTP uploading, HTTP form based upload, proxies, cookies, user+password authentication (Basic,
Digest, NTLM, Negotiate, kerberos...), file transfer resume, proxy tunneling and a busload of other useful tricks."

This release includes the following changes:

o NTLM2 session response support
o CURLOPT_COOKIELIST set to "SESS" clears all session cookies
o CURLINFO_LASTSOCKET returned sockets are now checked more before returned
o curl-config got a --checkfor option to compare version numbers
o line end conversions for FTP ASCII transfers
o curl_multi_socket() API added (still mostly untested)
o conversion callback options for EBCDIC ASCII conversions
o less blocking for the multi interface during (Open)SSL connect negotiation

This release includes the following bugfixes:

o builds fine on cygwin
o md5-sess with Digest authentication
o dict with letters such as space in a word
o dict with url-encoded words in the URL
o libcurl.m4 when default=yes but no libcurl was found
o numerous bugs fixed in the TFTP code
o possible memory leak when adding easy handles to multi stack
o TFTP works in a more portable fashion (== on more platforms)
o WSAGetLastError() is now used (better) on Windows
o GnuTLS non-block case that could cause data trashing
o deflate code survives lack of zlib header
o CURLOPT_INTERFACE works with hostname
o configure runs fine with ICC
o closed control connection with FTP when easy handle was removed from multi
o curl --trace crash when built with VS2005
o SSL connect time-out
o improved NTLM functionality
o following redirects with more than one question mark in source URL
o fixed debug build crash with -d
o generates a fine AIX Toolbox RPM spec
o treat FTP AUTH failures properly
o TFTP transfers could trash data
o -d + -G combo crash



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