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Re: Problem on windows server 2003 client.

From: Jason Corcoran <>
Date: Wed, 09 Dec 2009 17:14:37 -0800


Thanks for the reply. I moved to the latest stable version of libcurl
and all is good in the world again. Not sure what the exact problem was
but it is working now.

Now comes the hard slog of getting management to allow me to update the
version of curl that we ship with our product.


On Sun, 2009-12-06 at 19:22 +0100, Daniel Stenberg wrote:

> On Sat, 5 Dec 2009, Corcoran, Jason wrote:
> > When I make a post request to Salesforces new REST API, on XP or any Unix
> > platform, I get the expected response. But on Windows 2003 server I see the
> > response and then another response with just 0.
> ...
> > In the call back set by the CURLOPT_WRITEFUNCTION I see the first response
> > and set the data pointer to it. But when I try to retrieve the data it is
> > not set. This only happens on Windows 2003 server. On all the other
> > platforms I do not see the second reply above.
> >
> > Any pointers or options that I can set to get around this second reply from
> > the server.
> I would suggest you try with a modern libcurl version first to see if this is
> a problem we already fixed. You're using a very outdated version with lots of
> security problems and many bugs we've since corrected.
> If not, I would be interested in a small example snippet that repeats this
> problem against a public URL.
> Of course, you can always just debug libcurl's sending/receiving and see how
> it differs between the windows versions and try to figure out why one of them
> is different.

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