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Re: Bugs in curl configure with --enable-ares option

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Tue, 13 May 2008 09:28:36 +0200 (CEST)

On Mon, 12 May 2008, Charlie Fenton wrote:

> [3] The cURL configure script does not quote the paths and so will fail if
> the absolute path to the c-ares-1.5.1 directory contains spaces. I'm not
> sure if it will also fail if the path to the cURL-7.18.0 directory contains
> spaces.

I think the configure script may have problems with paths containing spaces
for all sorts of checks - I don't think it is limited to only c-ares checks -
so I would really advice you against using such. Of course we'll appreciate
patches that fix this situation.

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