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Re: Connect-timeout on Win32

From: Gisle Vanem <>
Date: Thu, 19 Feb 2004 17:37:44 +0100

"David Byron" <> said:

> I would love for curl to not require winsock 2, at least for http. I need
> to use it on some old flavors of Windows that don't have it installed. I
> built an http-only version that doesn't seem to need winsock 2, but
> unfortunately it didn't work. Yes, I need to dive in and figure out why.
I think the requirement comes from easy.c / win32_init().
libcurl should maybe try WS 2.0 first, then fallback to 1.1 if that
fails. OTOH, I don't see why libcurl couldn't use Winsock 1.1.

Received on 2004-02-19