Curl Development Overview
This is the section of the web site devoted to the development of curl and
libcurl. If you are just a "user" of curl or libcurl, this may not be where
you want to hang out.
There is always development going on in the curl project. To help out the
development team, we provide these services:
Build and source information that is updated all the time:
- Recent Source
Activity - What happened recently in the source code repository?
Automatic Builds - We
build curl automatically non-stop to verify that it builds and works.
Daily Snapshot - The latest
version of curl, packaged and provided daily.
Daily scans with the clang source code analyzer. It keeps a 30 day backlog.
Keywords lists all test case keywords used.
Broadcasted commit info
Each push to the git repository will be announced over various systems.
- Mail is sent to the curl-commits
- A note is dropped in the #curl IRC channel
- A tweet is sent out by the @curlcommits user on twitter
Documents in progress
Stuff being worked on for the next release.
- RELEASE-NOTES is the current work in
progress document for the next release.
Source code - check out the latest code
directly from git
Release calendar, pick your format: XML, ICAL, HTML
Bugs and discussions
[sourceforge.net] - submit problems there. See also the KNOWN_BUGS document.
libcurl mailing list - Development
talk and thoughts about how the future will become is discussed there.
- A few devs and users hang out on IRC, in the #curl channel on
We also get pull requests
and issues filed at github.
Most of these are documents from the source archive converted to web pages
here for your convenience.
- TODO - we try to maintain lists of what
things you could help us with and features a future
curl release might get.
Contribute explains about a few things
to consider when you contribute with patches and source code to the curl
Copyright details the copyright and
licensing for curl and libcurl.
Internals describes how things work
internally in curl, for code hackers, bug fixers and generally interested
- The KNOWN_BUGS list.
Thanks to these people, curl exists as it is
List of specifications, that we use as basis for the
protocols we support
- The runtests man page
- The testcurl docs
The README documentation files from the curl/lib directory:
You'll find answers to many questions regarding SSL and OpenSSL in the
C programming language international standardization working group