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Re: IPv6 Support

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2008 14:29:57 +0100 (CET)

On Wed, 10 Dec 2008, keshav krity wrote:

> curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "/*any mixed address*/");

But libcurl doesn't work with "any mixed address" put plainly like that. It
works with URLs and you need to specify a legitimate URL. If you want a
literal IPv6 address in a URL you need to do it the RFC2732-style.

One example from that RFC:


Received on 2008-12-10