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[RELEASE] curl and libcurl 7.32.0 is out!

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2013 00:24:20 +0200 (CEST)

Hello everyone!

The summer vacations is now officially over even in my lazy corner of the
world and what's a good way to mark that properly if not with a shiny new curl
and libcurl release!

As always, you find it over at


Curl and libcurl 7.32.0

  Public curl releases: 134
  Command line options: 152
  curl_easy_setopt() options: 199
  Public functions in libcurl: 58
  Known libcurl bindings: 42
  Contributors: 1049

   krb4 support is up for removal. If you care about it at all, speak up
   on the curl-library list asap!

This release includes the following changes:

  o curl: allow timeouts to accept decimal values
  o OS400: add slist and certinfo EBCDIC support
  o OS400: new SSL backend GSKit
  o CURLOPT_XFERINFOFUNCTION: introducing a new progress callback
  o LIBCURL-STRUCTS: new document

This release includes the following bugfixes:

  o dotdot: introducing dot file path cleanup [1]
  o docs: fix typo in curl_easy_getinfo manpage
  o test1230: avoid using hard-wired port number
  o test1396: invoke the correct test tool
  o SIGPIPE: ignored while inside the library [2]
  o darwinssl: fix crash that started happening in Lion
  o OpenSSL: check for read errors, don't assume [3]
  o c-ares: improve error message on failed resolve [4]
  o printf: make sure %x are treated unsigned
  o formpost: better random boundaries [5]
  o url: restore the functionality of 'curl -u :' [6]
  o curl.1: fix typo in --xattr description [7]
  o digest: improve nonce generation
  o configure: automake 1.14 compatibility tweak
  o curl.1: document the --post303 option in the man page
  o curl.1: document the --sasl-ir option in the man page
  o setup-vms.h: sk_pop symbol tweak
  o tool_paramhlp: try harder to catch negatives
  o cmake: Fix for MSVC2010 project generation [8]
  o asyn-ares: Don't blank ares servers if none configured
  o curl_multi_wait: set revents for extra fds
  o Reinstate "WIN32 MemoryTracking: track wcsdup() _wcsdup() and _tcsdup()
  o ftp_do_more: consider DO_MORE complete when server connects back [9]
  o curl_easy_perform: gradually increase the delay time [10]
  o curl: fix symbolic names for CURLUSESSL_* enum in --libcurl output
  o curl: fix upload of a zip file in OpenVMS [11]
  o build: fix linking on Solaris 10 [12]
  o curl_formadd: CURLFORM_FILECONTENT wrongly rejected some option combos [13]
  o curl_formadd: fix file upload on VMS [14]
  o curl_easy_pause: on unpause, trigger mulit-socket handling [15]
  o md5 & metalink: use better build macros on Apple operating systems [16]
  o darwinssl: fix build error in crypto authentication under Snow Leopard [16]
  o curl: make --progress-bar update the line less frequently [17]
  o configure: don't error out on variable confusions (CFLAGS, LDFLAGS etc)
  o mk-ca-bundle: skip more untrusted certificates
  o formadd: wrong pointer for file name when CURLFORM_BUFFERPTR used [18]
  o FTP: when EPSV gets a 229 but fails to connect, retry with PASV
  o mk-ca-bundle.1: don't install on make install [19]
  o VMS: lots of updates and fixes of the build procedure
  o global dns cache: didn't work (regression)
  o global dns cache: fix memory leak

This release includes the following known bugs:

  o see docs/KNOWN_BUGS (

This release would not have looked like this without help, code, reports and
advice from friends like these:

  Alex Vinnik, Alessandro Ghedini, Nick Zitzmann, Kamil Dudka,
  Lluis Batlle i Rossell, Nach M. S., Kim Vandry, Ben Greear, Dan Fandrich,
  Dave Reisner, Evgeny Turnaev, Guenter Knauf, John E. Malmberg, Marc Hoersken,
  Patrick Monnerat, Sergei Nikulov, Yang Tse, Andreas Malzahn, Clemens Gruber,
  Jean-Noel Rouvignac, Markus Moeller, Fabian Keil, Dagobert Michelsen,
  Byrial Jensen, Justin Karneges, Edward Rudd, Marc Doughty, Konstantin Isakov,

         Thanks! (and sorry if I forgot to mention someone)

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Received on 2013-08-12