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RE: curl_easy_init() when network is disabled

From: Joshua Kwan <>
Date: Mon, 27 Jul 2009 15:53:33 -0700

On Monday, July 27, 2009 2:41 PM, Daniel Stenberg wrote:
>> Daniel, would it be possible to defer initialization of c-ares until
>> after the URL is shown not to be a file:/// type URI?
> That would probably require more or less of a hack. I think the right
> fix is to make sure c-ares init doesn't fail in this condition. In
> fact, I *thought* this was already fixed. What c-ares version are you
> using?

libcurl/7.19.5 OpenSSL/0.9.8i zlib/1.2.3 c-ares/1.5.1

Looks like we are using a rather old version of c-ares. I'll try with the latest version, but would you happen to know what version of c-ares fixed this issue?

Thanks for all your help.
Received on 2009-07-28