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[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: curl-7.15.0-4, curl-devel-7.15.0-4, libcurl3-7.15.0-4
- From: Brian Dessent <brian at dessent dot net>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2005 05:12:04 -0800
- Subject: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: curl-7.15.0-4, curl-devel-7.15.0-4, libcurl3-7.15.0-4
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
I've updated the curl cURL packages to 7.15.0-4.
This package contains a small workaround to prevent hangs at the end of
the transfer. Prior to 2005-11-13, the Cygwin DLL returned POLLHUP for
poll() on closed connection, which caused curl to go into an endless
cURL is a command line tool for transferring files with URL syntax,
supporting FTP, FTPS, TFTP, HTTP, HTTPS, GOPHER, TELNET, DICT, FILE and
LDAP. curl supports HTTPS certificates, HTTP POST, HTTP PUT, FTP
uploading, HTTP form based upload, proxies, cookies, user+password
authentication (Basic, Digest, NTLM, Negotiate, kerberos...), file
transfer resume, proxy tunneling and a busload of other useful tricks.
See <http://curl.haxx.se/> for more information about cURL, and
<http://curl.haxx.se/changes.html> for a list of what has changed.
SSL/TLS support via OpenSSL is enabled in these packages.
To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on
the http://cygwin.com/ web page. This downloads setup.exe to your
system. Then, run setup and answer all of the questions.
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