cURL / Mailing Lists / curl-library / Single Mail


Re: Is the curl library what I need?

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Mon, 2 Nov 2015 15:10:03 +0100 (CET)

On Mon, 2 Nov 2015, Andy Pont wrote:

> Is me incorporating the curl library into my BIOS extension going to
> simplify or complicate what I am trying to achieve? Will it work with lwIP
> or is it expecting a Windows/Linux type networking stack? The environment
> is similar to the DOS implementation (config-dos.h) i.e. built with Open
> Watcom v1.9 but without access to standard DOS services or a DOS based
> network stack.

I'm not familiar with what restrictions lwip puts on the users but I've seen
other people in the past mentioning using libcurl successfully.

With that little conditional in mind, I would say that libcurl will
significantly simplify your effort as you'll get fully standards compliant
HTTPS capable POSTs (and more) with no basically no work more than building it
for your platform.

List admin:
Received on 2015-11-02