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Re: Bug: libcurl truncates passwords longer than 255

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2013 20:10:33 +0200 (CEST)

On Sat, 17 Aug 2013, Alessandro Ghedini wrote:

> At [1] there's an attempt of a patch that basically strdup()s the password
> and username, altough it doesn't yet pass the test suite:

I would like to see a patch that removes the fixed length limit, sure! And
yes, passing the test suite would of course be required.

(I CC'ed Jonathan Nieder now, who posted the bug and authored the first patch
over in the Debian bug tracker.)

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Received on 2013-08-18