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Re: Read ~/.netrc only once

From: Daniel Stenberg via curl-users <>
Date: Tue, 25 May 2021 17:40:56 +0200 (CEST)

On Tue, 25 May 2021, Morten Kjærulff via curl-users wrote:

> This seems to work:
> mkfifo tmppip
> while true ; do cat .netrc > tmppip ; done &
> curl -n --anyauth --netrc-file tmppip http://mysite/...
> But it seems a bit stupid.

You could also provide the credentials using other means than netrc!

> Put it on the wishlist that I wish curl would read .netrc only once per
> invocation.

Yeps, the TODO list was getting a little thin... =)

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Received on 2021-05-25