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[RELEASE] curl and libcurl 7.37.1

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2014 16:42:27 +0200 (CEST)


I'm happy to announce than I've just published a new release on the web site,
the 7.37.1 version.


Curl and libcurl 7.37.1

  Public curl releases: 140
  Command line options: 162
  curl_easy_setopt() options: 208
  Public functions in libcurl: 58
  Contributors: 1155

This release includes the following changes:

  o bits.close: introduce connection close tracking
  o darwinssl: Add support for --cacert
  o polarssl: add ALPN support
  o docs: Added new option man pages

This release includes the following bugfixes:

  o build: Fixed incorrect reference to curl_setup.h in Visual Studio files
  o build: Use $(TargetDir) and $(TargetName) macros for .pdb and .lib output
  o curl.1: clarify that -u can't specify a user with colon [1]
  o openssl: Fix uninitialized variable use in NPN callback
  o curl_easy_reset: reset the URL [2]
  o curl_version_info.3: returns a pointer to a static struct
  o url-parser: only use if_nametoindex if detected by configure [3]
  o select: with winsock, avoid passing unsupported arguments to select() [4]
  o gnutls: don't use deprecated type names anymore
  o gnutls: allow building with nghttp2 but without ALPN support
  o tests: Fix portability issue with the tftpd server
  o curl_sasl_sspi: Fixed corrupt hostname in DIGEST-MD5 SPN
  o curl_sasl: extended native DIGEST-MD5 cnonce to be a 32-byte hex string
  o random: use Curl_rand() for proper random data [5]
  o Curl_ossl_init: call OPENSSL_config for initing engines [6]
  o config-win32.h: Updated for VC12 [7]
  o winbuild: Don't USE_WINSSL when WITH_SSL is being used
  o getinfo: HTTP CONNECT code not reset between transfers [8]
  o Curl_rand: Use a fake entropy for debug builds when CURL_ENTROPY set
  o http2: avoid segfault when using the plain-text http2
  o conncache: move the connection counter to the cache struct
  o http2: better return code error checking
  o curlbuild: fix GCC build on SPARC systems without configure script
  o tool_metalink: Support polarssl as digest provider
  o curl.h: reverse the enum/define setup for old symbols
  o curl.h: moved two really old deprecated symbols
  o buildconf: do not search tools in current directory.
  o OS400: make it compilable again. Make RPG binding up to date
  o nss: do not abort on connection failure (failing tests 305 and 404)
  o nss: make the fallback to SSLv3 work again
  o tool: prevent valgrind from reporting possibly lost memory (nss only)
  o progress callback: skip last callback update on errors [9]
  o nss: fix a memory leak when CURLOPT_CRLFILE is used
  o compiler warnings: potentially uninitialized variables [10]
  o url.c: Fixed memory leak on OOM
  o gnutls: ignore invalid certificate dates with VERIFYPEER disabled
  o gnutls: fix SRP support with versions of GnuTLS from 2.99.0
  o gnutls: fixed a couple of uninitialized variable references
  o gnutls: fixed compilation against versions < 2.12.0
  o build: Fixed overridden compiler PDB settings in VC7 to VC12
  o ntlm_wb: Fixed buffer size not being large enough for NTLMv2 sessions [11]
  o netrc: don't abort if home dir cannot be found
  o netrc: fixed thread safety problem by using getpwuid_r if available
  o cookie: avoid mutex deadlock [12]
  o configure: respect host tool prefix for krb5-config
  o gnutls: handle IP address in cert name check

This release includes the following known bugs:

  o see docs/KNOWN_BUGS (

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

   Alessandro Ghedini, Brad Spencer, Chris Young, Colin Hogben, Dan Fandrich,
   Daniel Stenberg, David Woodhouse, Dimitrios Siganos, Fabian Frank,
   Glen A Johnson Jr., Hubert Kario, Jeff Pohlmeyer, Jonathan Cardoso Machado,
   Kamil Dudka, Lindley French, Marcel Raad, Michał Górny, Nick Zitzmann,
   Patrick Monnerat, Ray Satiro, Steve Holme, Tatsuhiro Tsujikawa,
   Vilmos Nebehaj, Yousuke Kimoto, Dmitry Falko

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

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