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Re: Implementing downloaded Win32 curl Binary & libcurl

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Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2007 13:51:29 +0000

Thank you, Alessandro
I made a batch file containing a call to "PATH [path to curl app] ;
[path to dlls] ; %PATH% " which I can run whenever I open a console.
cURL worked fine!

On 28/9/2007, "Alessandro Vesely" <> wrote:

> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I was hoping to query the output of a local web application on my Windows
>> machine, using curl.
>Good choice. The curl executable doesn't help you much with soap. The most
>effective way I found is to write one-liner batch files with a command
>like so
> curl -v -o my-output -H "Content-Type: text/xml; charset=utf-8" \
> -d "<?xml version=\"1.0\" encoding=\"utf-8\"?> [...]" \
>You cannot use backslashes in batch files, but you can enable Word Wrap
>format in Notepad. The major drawback is to escape all quotes. Alternatively
>you have to use two files (batch + data).
>> I downloaded Daniel Sternberg's WIN32 curl binary (7.16.4) plus the
>> libcurl (7.16.4).
>> The README document (in both packages) refer to a document called INSTALL
>> which I can't find.
>Whoever compiled the executable you downloaded forgot it. Never mind.
>> I assume that either/both of the dlls in the \libcurl-7.16.4\lib\
>> folder should go in my /WINNT\Sytem32 folder.
>> I am wondering if the curl application file should also go in the
>> \WINNT\Sytem32 folder [ it is included in the PATH for my shell (DOS
>> window) ]
>Windows looks for executables and dlls in the current directory and in
>the PATH. Dll can also stay in the directory from which the application
>loaded, in case you specify a path on the command line. See
>I'd recommend to use your own directory and add it to the PATH variable.
>That makes things easier in case you reinstall the system.
>Depending on the options enabled at compile time, curl may need more
>dlls, e.g. openssl. Run curl through depend.exe to learn dependencies.
Received on 2007-09-28