Updated: curl 7.72.0

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis@SystematicSw.ab.ca
Thu Aug 20 20:06:07 GMT 2020


The following packages have been uploaded to the Cygwin distribution:

* curl		7.72.0
* libcurl4	7.72.0
* libcurl-devel	7.72.0
* libcurl-doc	7.72.0

This release incorporates patches to fix issues with curl-config no longer
returning the correct library configuration for building into downstream tools,
especially git, and test library build failures. It also adds support
for zstd decoding and numerous bug fixes, including a potential security issue
with libcurl CURLOPT_CONNECT_ONLY using the wrong connection:

	https://curl.haxx.se/docs/CVE-2020-8231.html

curl is a command line tool and library for transferring files with URL syntax,
supporting FTP, FTPS, HTTP, HTTPS, SCP, SFTP, TFTP, TELNET, DICT, and FILE.
curl supports SSL certificates, HTTP POST, HTTP PUT, FTP uploading, HTTP form
based upload, proxies, cookies, user+password authentication (Basic, Digest,
NTLM, Negotiate...), file transfer resume, proxy tunneling and a busload of
other useful tricks.

As there are multiple components and many changes each release please
read /usr/share/doc/curl/CHANGES after installation or see

    https://curl.haxx.se/changes.html

For more information about curl see the project home page:

    https://curl.haxx.se/


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