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RE: Using Digest Authentication

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2007 23:12:28 +0200 (CEST)

On Tue, 14 Aug 2007, Chris Brown wrote:

> Yes but the version of Curl is displayed as 7.9.5 which appears is before
> '--digest' was added as I get an option unknown error. I've explicitly
> checked the version of libcurl and its 7.16.3. I'm not sure why I've got
> different versions but I will download the latest version of curl and test
> again from the command line.

Right, can this be a reason to the failure? Are you perhaps accidentally using
an older, bad version?

> curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_HTTPAUTH, CURLAUTH_DIGEST);

Can you check the return code this returns and verify that it returns

Also try calling curl_version() and display what version it is.

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