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ANNOUNCE: curl 7.9.5

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Thu, 7 Mar 2002 10:00:30 +0100 (MET)

Curl and libcurl 7.9.5 is out! This is mainly a bugfix release.

Get curl 7.9.5 from As usual, allow some
time before the popular binary archives are up-to-date with this.

This release includes the following changes:

 o Bugfixed the client-side backslash treatment in URLs
 o Mofied the file hierarchy in the archive somewhat
 o Bugfixed the dowloaded header size counter
 o Bugfixed the cookie parser
 o Replaced the former test HTTP server with a new one written in C
 o -w now supports %{content_type}
 o Bugfixed the total time counter that could end up blank at times
 o Minor portability changes
 o Tweaked name resolves with getaddrinfo() to run faster on Linux
 o Bugfixed big HTTP requests (such as big POSTs)
 o Bugfixed connection timeouts
 o Bugfixed Host: lines on multiple requests over proxy
 o Bugfixed 64bit archtitecture builds.
 o Bugfixed Expect: header disabling
 o Improved the Windows makefiles and install documentation
 o Bugfixed multipart formposts
 o Bugfixed another SSL download problem

Other curl-related news since the previous public release:

 o Jean-Philippe Barrette-LaPierre has taken on the C++ wrapper for libcurl

 o Cris Bailiff announced the Perl binding Curl::easy version 1.20

 o Kjetil Jacobsen announced the Python binding pycurl version 0.4.7

 o Gian Paolo Ciceri works on a PostgreSQL binding:

 o Jeffrey Pohlmeyer works on a Free Pascal binding:

This release would not have looked like this without help, code, reports and
advice from friends like these:

 Kevin Roth, Brent Beardsley, Larry Fahnoe, Miklos Nemeth, Hanno L. Kranzhoff,
 Philip Gladstone, Giaslas Georgios, Emil, Rick Richardson, Andrés García,
 Jeffrey Pohlmeyer, Nico Baggus, Wesley Laxton, Ralph Mitchell, Brad

        Thanks! (and sorry if I forgot to mention someone)

    Daniel Stenberg -- curl groks URLs --
Received on 2002-03-07