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[RELEASE] curl 7.55.1

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Mon, 14 Aug 2017 08:14:02 +0200 (CEST)

Hi team!

I'm glad to announce another curl release. Download it as always from

Curl and libcurl 7.55.1

  Public curl releases: 168
  Command line options: 210
  curl_easy_setopt() options: 247
  Public functions in libcurl: 61
  Contributors: 1600

This release includes the following bugfixes:

  o build: fix 'make install' with configure, install docs/libcurl/* too
  o make install: add 8 missing man pages to the installation
  o curl: do bounds check using a double comparison [1]
  o dist: Add to release [2]
  o digest_sspi: Don't reuse context if the user/passwd has changed [3]
  o gitignore: ignore top-level .vs folder [4]
  o build: check out *.sln files with Windows line endings [5]
  o travis: verify "make install" [6]
  o dist: fix the cmake build by shipping too [7]
  o metalink: fix error: ‘*’ in boolean context, suggest ‘&&’ instead
  o configure: use the threaded resolver backend by default if possible [8]
  o allow executing this script directly [9]
  o maketgz: remove old *.dist files before making the tarball [10]
  o openssl: remove CONST_ASN1_BIT_STRING [11]
  o openssl: fix "error: this statement may fall through"
  o proxy: fix memory leak in case of invalid proxy server name [12]
  o curl/system.h: support more architectures (OpenRISC, ARC) [13]
  o docs: fix typos [14]
  o curl/system.h: add Oracle Solaris Studio [15]
  o CURLINFO_TOTAL_TIME: could wrongly return 4200 seconds [16]
  o docs: --connect-to clarified
  o cmake: allow user to override CMAKE_DEBUG_POSTFIX [17]
  o travis: test cmake build on tarball too
  o redirect: make it handle absolute redirects to IDN names [18]
  o curl/system.h: fix for gcc on PowerPC [19]
  o curl --interface: fixed for IPV6 unique local addresses [20]
  o cmake: threads detection improvements [21]

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:

   Adam Sampson, Alessandro Ghedini, Alex Potapenko, Bernard Spil,
   Christian Weisgerber, Dagobert Michelsen, Dan Fandrich, Daniel Krügler,
   Daniel Stenberg, David Benjamin, David Lord, Even Rouault, Han Qiao,
   Isaac Boukris, James Slaughter, Marcel Raad, paulharris on github,
   Ray Satiro, Salah-Eddin Shaban, Sergei Nikulov, Simon Warta,
   Thomas Petazzoni,
   (22 contributors)

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

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Received on 2017-08-14