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Re: -G/-I ?

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Thu, 4 Apr 2002 23:42:25 +0200 (MET DST)

On Thu, 4 Apr 2002, Roth, Kevin P. wrote:

> Noticed your (Dnaiels) reference to a 7.9.6-pre3, and wondered why we
> hadn't heard anything about it on the mailing list, so I perused the
> changelog, and noticed the following entry:

Ah, sorry. I should've mentioned it better. I did put a news entry on the web
page and things so I forgot to "announce" it here... I even announced it on

> Daniel (19 March 2002)
> - Made -G and -I on the same command line cause an error.
> What does this mean? As far as I know, -G ("get" parms instead of "post"
> parms) and -I (HEAD as opposed to POST) are actually valid together. In
> either a GET or a HEAD request, the URL (including ?..=..&..=.. style of
> parameters) is passed up to the server, right?

You're right, I've screwed up here. I really can't say what I was thinking
about at the time. I better correct this.

Thanks for pointing this out!

    Daniel Stenberg -- curl groks URLs --
Received on 2002-04-04