RELEASE-NOTES   [plain text]

Curl and libcurl 7.19.7

 Public curl releases:         113
 Command line options:         132
 curl_easy_setopt() options:   163
 Public functions in libcurl:  58
 Known libcurl bindings:       38
 Contributors:                 732

This release includes the following changes:

 o -T. is now for non-blocking uploading from stdin
 o SYST handling on FTP for OS/400 FTP server cases
 o libcurl refuses to read a single HTTP header longer than 100K
 o added the --crlfile option to curl

This release includes the following bugfixes:

 o The windows makefiles work again
 o libcurl-NSS acknowledges verifyhost
 o SIGSEGV when pipelined pipe unexpectedly breaks
 o data corruption issue with re-connected transfers
 o use after free if we're completed but easy_conn not NULL (pipelined)
 o missing strdup() return code check
 o CURLOPT_PROXY_TRANSFER_MODE could pass along wrong syntax
 o configure --with-gnutls=PATH fixed
 o ftp response reader bug on failed control connections
 o improved NSS error message on failed host name verifications
 o ftp NOBODY on re-used connection hang
 o configure uses pkg-config for cross-compiles as well
 o improved NSS detection in configure
 o cookie expiry date at 1970-jan-1 00:00:00
 o libcurl-OpenSSL failed to verify some certs with Subject Alternative Name
 o libcurl-OpenSSL can load CRL files with more than one certificate inside
 o received cookies without explicit path got saved wrong if the URL had a
   query part
 o don't shrink SO_SNDBUF on windows for those who have it set large already
 o connect next bug
 o invalid file name characters handling on Windows
 o double close() on the primary socket with libcurl-NSS
 o GSS negotiate infinite loop on bad credentials
 o memory leak in SCP/SFTP connections
 o use pkg-config to find out libssh2 installation details in configure
 o unparsable cookie expire dates make cookies get treated as session coookies
 o POST with Digest authentication and "Transfer-Encoding: chunked"
 o SCP connection re-use with wrong auth
 o CURLINFO_SIZE_DOWNLOAD for ldap transfers (-w size_download)

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:

 Karl Moerder, Kamil Dudka, Krister Johansen, Andre Guibert de Bruet,
 Michal Marek, Eric Wong, Guenter Knauf, Peter Sylvester, Daniel Johnson,
 Claes Jakobsson, Sven Anders, Chris Mumford, John P. McCaskey,
 Constantine Sapuntzakis, Michael Stillwell, Tom Mueller, Dan Fandrich,
 Kevin Baughman, John Dennis, Ray Dassen, Johan van Selst, Dima Barsky,
 Liza Alenchery, Gabriel Kuri, Stan van de Burgt, Didier Brisebourg

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