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Re: using curl with hosted webspace

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Mon, 21 May 2001 08:08:54 +0200 (MET DST)

On Sun, 20 May 2001, Peter Bilder wrote:

> the provider that is hosting my website hasn't installed curl on the
> webserver. Can I put the curl binary via ftp on my site and call it out
> of my php scripts? Does this work?

No, not generally. The ftp server will not set the executable flag for the
file you upload. If you figure out a way to get it set, then you're done!

     Daniel Stenberg -- curl dude --
Received on 2001-05-21