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Re: metalink

From: Kamil Dudka via curl-users <>
Date: Sat, 28 Sep 2019 14:39:09 +0200

On Friday, September 27, 2019 11:50:35 PM CEST Daniel Stenberg via curl-users wrote:
> Hi,
> Do you (ever) use curl's metalink support? For what?
> I can't seem to see any sites or notice any support for this standard
> anywhere on the Internet today (neither in clients nor in servers/sites)
> and I'm seriously considering if we should drop this functionality from a
> future curl version.

I think that Fedora infrastructure uses it for package repositories, for example:

$ curl --metalink ''

But, as far as I know, it does not rely on curl's metalink support. I use it
myself just for debugging purposes...


Received on 2019-09-28