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ANNOUNCE: curl and libcurl 7.15.4

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Mon, 12 Jun 2006 09:09:30 +0200 (CEST)

Curl and libcurl 7.15.4

This is a bugfixes and minor new features added release. Download curl from or use the download wizard at

  Public curl release number: 94
  Releases counted from the very beginning: 121
  Available command line options: 112
  Available curl_easy_setopt() options: 132
  Number of public functions in libcurl: 49
  Amount of public web site mirrors: 33
  Number of known libcurl bindings: 32
  Number of contributors: 492

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

Other curl-related news:

  o tclcurl 0.15.3 was released:

New curl mirrors:

  o in Frankfurt, Germany
  o in Aachen, Germany
  o in Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  o in Florida, US
  o in Karlsruhe, Germany

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

  Dan Fandrich, Ilja van Sprundel, David McCreedy, Tor Arntsen, Xavier Bouchoux,
  David Byron, Michele Bini, Ates Goral, Katie Wang, Robson Braga Araujo,
  Ale Vesely, Paul Querna, Gisle Vanem, Mark Eichin, Roland Blom, Andreas
  Ntaflos, David Shaw, Michael Wallner, Olaf Stüben, Mikael Sennerholm,
  Brian Dessent

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

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Received on 2006-06-12