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Re: Problem with URLs containing numeric IPv6 address and username (+password)

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Fri, 10 Dec 2004 18:57:22 +0100 (CET)

On Fri, 10 Dec 2004, Kai Sommerfeld wrote:

> I'm new to this list, so let me first introduce myself. My name is Kai
> Sommerfeld. I'm a professional software developer working on the
> StarOffice/ project (,
> for about 8 years now. As you may know; we're using
> libcurl for our FTP client.

Welcome! Let me just mention that libcurl issues are better posted to
curl-library mailing list where most libcurl users hang out.

> Please find attached a patch that should solve this issue. I just moved the
> code block that adjusts conn-> _after_ the code that removes
> username (and password) from conn->


The patch didn't apply cleanly in my end for some reason, but based on your
description I made the same operation and committed. My basic testing seems to
show this working.

We really need to get some IPv6 tests added to the test suite...

      Daniel Stenberg -- --
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Received on 2004-12-10