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

From: Toby Peterson <>
Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2013 15:47:55 -0800

On Feb 28, 2013, at 2:08 PM, Dan Fandrich <> wrote:

> 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.

I see the same three failures - they all seem to be FTP+proxy related.

>> 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.

Indeed - no known memory issues.

- Toby
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