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Re: nearly all tests failing for me with curl 7.29.0 on Mac OS 10.8

From: Dan Fandrich <>
Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2013 23:08:34 +0100

On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 04:31:43PM -0500, Paul Heckbert wrote:
> Dan F: thanks.
> That "make check" command you suggested yields:
> TESTDONE: 607 tests out of 610 reported OK: 99%
> TESTFAIL: These test cases failed: 564 706 1316

I would expect that there wouldn't be any test failures. But, someone who tests
on Mac more often might be able to say if there are any known issues.

> If I do curl from the commandline, it works, e.g.
> curl -O
> retrieves a file.
> I still have the problem (most important of all, to me) that when I build my application that uses libcurl, it hangs and gobbles up 1-2 gigabytes of memory, stuck in memmove, apparently. I'm stumped.

libcurl is regularly used on devices with only a handful of megabytes of RAM,
so this almost surely a problem with the application.

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Received on 2013-02-28