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RE: [PATCH] smtp_mail: Added support to MAIL FROM for the optional AUTH parameter

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Mon, 24 Oct 2011 00:08:09 +0200 (CEST)

On Sat, 22 Oct 2011, Steve Holme wrote:

> Curl seems to want to connect to my mail server as the "rl" user - is this
> normal behaviour when not specifying the --user or -U parameter?

No, that's not normal. It sounds like perhaps you've used "-url" somehere
instead of "--url" ?

> Also I see that the filename specified with the -T parameter ends up being
> sent to the mail server in the EHLO response if the URL does not contain the
> client hostname in the path part. Is this normal as well?

Hm, yeah the curl client tries to be smart when doing -T to upload to a URL
without a file name part. It might need some improvements...

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Received on 2011-10-24