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ANNOUNCE: curl and libcurl 7.20.1

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2010 17:45:50 +0200 (CEST)

Hi friends!

I'm glad to announce that we've just uploaded another curl and libcurl
release. Version 7.20.1 is now up on the site. Get it at

Curl and libcurl 7.20.1

  Public curl releases: 115
  Command line options: 136
  curl_easy_setopt() options: 174
  Public functions in libcurl: 58
  Known libcurl bindings: 39
  Contributors: 776

This release includes the following changes:

  o The 'ares' subtree has been removed from the source repository
  o smoother rate limiting
  o allow user+password in the URL for all protocols
  o POP3: Get message listing if no mailbox in URL

This release includes the following bugfixes:

  o VMS builder bad behavior when used in a batch job
  o multiple recepients with SMTP
  o fixed the CURL_FORMAT_* defines when building with cmake
  o missing quote in libcurl.m4
  o SMTP: now waits for 250 after the DATA transfer
  o SMTP: use angle brackets in RCPT TO
  o curl --trace-time not using local time
  o off-by-one in the chunked encoding trailer parser
  o superfluous blocking for OpenSSL-based SSL connects and multi interface
  o TFTP upload
  o FTP timeouts after file transferred completely
  o skip poll() on Interix
  o CURLOPT_CERTINFO memory leak
  o sub-second timeouts improvements
  o configure fixes for GSSAPI
  o threaded resolver double free when closing curl handle
  o configure fixes for building with the clang compiler
  o easy interix rate limiting logic
  o curl_multi_remove_handle() caused use after free
  o TFTP improved error codes
  o TFTP fixed TSIZE handling for uploads
  o SSL possible double free when reusing curl handle
  o alarm()-based DNS timeout bug
  o re-used FTP connection multi interface crash
  o chunked-encoding with Content-Length: header problem
  o multi interface HTTP POST over a proxy using PROXYTUNNEL
  o timeout after last data chunk was handled
  o SFTP download hang
  o FTP quote commands prefixed with '*' now can fail without aborting

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:

  Steven M. Schweda, Yang Tse, Jack Zhang, Tom Donovan, Martin Hager,
  Daniel Fandrich, Patrick Monnerat, Pat Ray, Wesley Miaw, Ben Greear,
  Ryan Chan, Markus Duft, Andrei Benea, Jacob Moshenko, Daniel Johnson,
  Constantine Sapuntzakis, Douglas Steinwand, Thomas Lopatic, Hauke Duden,
  Akos Pasztory, Kenny To, Christopher Conroy, Massimo Callegari,
  Bob Richmond, Matt Wixson

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

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Received on 2010-04-14