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Re: curl-7.34.0.tar.bz2 checksum changed on 2021/02/07

From: Daniel Stenberg via curl-users <>
Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2021 22:42:16 +0100 (CET)

On Tue, 23 Mar 2021, Henrique Matulis via curl-users wrote:

> We have nightly tests that download curl-7.34.0.tar.bz2 (from
> to build our package.
> Since February 7th 2021 our tests have been complaining that the checksum
> don't match, and it looks like they did change:
> $ sha1sum curl-7.34.0.tar.bz2
> 174dec3a7771622341404e5232b842ab5c142c73 curl-7.34.0.tar.bz2
> $ cat curl-7.34.0.sha1
> 548fe1686d01d689f79ed8cedc879309f8f5035b curl-7.34.0.tar.bz2

Is this perhaps because you don't follow directs so you're now downloading the
301 page? Since about Februrary 1st 2021, all accesses to are
redirected to Prior to that date, there was an exception for
downloads that I added when the site moved to back in November 2020.

I get the 548fe1686d01 checksum both on the actual origin server as well as
when I just downloaded it from the site (using curl).

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Received on 2021-03-23