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ANNOUNCE: curl and libcurl 7.21.0

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2010 14:04:11 +0200 (CEST)

Hi friends,

I'm very happy to again announce a public release in the never-ending series
of curl and libcurl. This time, 7.21.0 is here with lots of new bells and
whistles and a bunch of bugs fixed. As usual, get it from

Curl and libcurl 7.21.0

  Public curl releases: 116
  Command line options: 138
  curl_easy_setopt() options: 180
  Public functions in libcurl: 58
  Known libcurl bindings: 39
  Contributors: 794

This release includes the following changes:

  o added the --proto and -proto-redir options
  o new configure option --enable-threaded-resolver
  o improve TELNET ability with libcurl
  o added support for PolarSSL
  o added support for FTP wildcard matching and downloads
  o added support for RTMP
  o introducing new LDAP code for new enough OpenLDAP
  o OpenLDAP support enabled for cygwin builds

This release includes the following bugfixes:

  o prevent needless reverse name lookups
  o detect GSS on ancient Linux distros
  o GnuTLS: EOF caused error when it wasn't
  o GnuTLS: SSL handshake phase is non-blocking
  o -J/--remote-header-name strips CRLF
  o MSVC makefiles now use ws2_32.lib instead of wsock32.lib
  o -O crash on windows
  o SSL handshake timeout underflow in libcurl-NSS
  o multi interface missed storing connection time
  o broken CRL support in libcurl-NSS
  o ignore response-body on redirect even if compressed
  o OpenSSL handshake state-machine for multi interface
  o TFTP timeout option sent correctly
  o TFTP block id wrap
  o curl_multi_socket_action() timeout handles inaccuracy in timers better
  o SCP/SFTP failure to respect the timeout
  o spurious SSL connection aborts with OpenSSL

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:

  Rainer Canavan, Paul Howarth, Jerome Vouillon, Ruslan Gazizov, Yang Tse,
  Kamil Dudka, Alex Bligh, Ben Greear, Hoi-Ho Chan, Howard Chu, Dirk Manske,
  Pavel Raiskup, John-Mark Bell, Eric Mertens, Tor Arntsen, Douglas Kilpatrick,
  Igor Novoseltsev, Jason McDonald, Dan Fandrich, Tanguy Fautre, Guenter Knauf,
  Julien Chaffraix, Kalle Vahlman, Frank Meier, Constantine Sapuntzakis

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

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Received on 2010-06-16