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cURL for Mac7.78.0

23 July 2021

Command line tool and library for transferring data with URLs.

What is cURL for Mac

cURL Supports:

DICT, FILE, FTP, FTPS, Gopher, HTTP, HTTPS, IMAP, IMAPS, LDAP, LDAPS, MQTT, POP3, POP3S, RTMP, RTMPS, RTSP, SCP, SFTP, SMB, SMBS, SMTP, SMTPS, Telnet and TFTP. curl supports SSL certificates, HTTP POST, HTTP PUT, FTP uploading, HTTP form based upload, proxies, HTTP/2, HTTP/3, cookies, user+password authentication (Basic, Plain, Digest, CRAM-MD5, NTLM, Negotiate and Kerberos), file transfer resume, proxy tunneling and more.

What's cURL used for?

Curl is used in command lines or scripts to transfer data. It is also used in cars, television sets, routers, printers, audio equipment, mobile phones, tablets, settop boxes, media players and is the internet transfer backbone for thousands of software applications affecting billions of humans daily.

What's new in cURL

Version 7.78.0:
  • Curl_url_set: reject spaces in URLs w/o CURLU_ALLOW_SPACE
  • CURLE_SETOPT_OPTION_SYNTAX: new error name for wrong setopt syntax
  • Hostip: make 'localhost' return fixed values
  • Mbedtls: add support for cert and key blob options
  • Metalink: remove all support for it
  • Mqtt: add support for username and password
  • --socks4[a]: clarify where the host name is resolved
  • Ares: always store IPv6 addresses first
  • Asyn-ares: remove check for 'data' in Curl_resolver_cancel
  • Bearssl: explicitly initialize all fields of Curl_ssl
  • Bearssl: remove incorrect const on variable that is modified
  • Build: fix compiler warnings when CURL_DISABLE_VERBOSE_STRINGS
  • C-hyper: abort CONNECT response reading early on non 2xx responses
  • C-hyper: add support for transfer-encoding in the request
  • C-hyper: bail on too long response headers
  • C-hyper: clear NTLM auth buffer when request is issued
  • C-hyper: fix NTLM on closed connection tested with test159
  • C-hyper: fix the uploaded field in progress callbacks
  • C-hyper: handle NULL from hyper_buf_copy()
  • C-hyper: support CURLOPT_HEADER
  • Ccsidcurl: fix the compile errors
  • CI/cirrus: install impacket from PyPI instead of FreeBSD packages
  • CI: add bearssl build
  • CI: add Circle CI
  • CI: add jobs using Zuul
  • CI: delete --enable-hsts option (it is the default now)
  • CI: remove travis details
  • Cleanup: spell DoH with a lowercase o
  • Cmake: add CURL_DISABLE_NTLM option
  • Cmake: avoid leaking absolute paths into exported config
  • Cmake: fix IoctlSocket FIONBIO check
  • Cmake: fix support for UnixSockets feature on Win32
  • Cmake: remove libssh2 feature checks
  • Cmake: try well-known send/recv signature for Apple
  • make non-executable
  • Configure/cmake: remove checks for many unused functions
  • Configure: add --disable-ntlm option
  • Configure: disable RTSP when hyper is selected
  • Configure: do not strip out debug flags
  • Configure: fix nghttp2 library name for static builds
  • Configure: inhibit the implicit-fallthrough warning on gcc-12
  • Configure: rename get-easy-option configure option to get-easy-options
  • Conn_shutdown: if closed during CONNECT cleanup properly
  • Conncache: lowercase the hash key for better match
  • Cookies: track expiration in jar to optimize removals
  • Copyright: add boiler-plate headers to CI config files
  • Crustls: bump crustls version and use new URL
  • Curl.h: is supported by VxWorks7
  • Curl.h: include sys/select.h for NuttX RTOS
  • Curl: ignore blank --output-dir
  • Curl_endian: remove the unused Curl_write64_le function
  • Curl_multibyte: Remove local encoding fallbacks
  • Curl_ntlm_core_mk_nt_hash: fix OOM in error path
  • Curl_ssl_getsessionid: fail if no session cache exists
  • CURLOPT_WRITEFUNCTION.3: minor update of the example
  • Docs/BINDINGS: fix outdated links
  • Docs/examples: use curl_multi_poll() in multi examples
  • Docs/INSTALL: remove mentions of configure --with-darwin-ssl
  • Docs: document missing arguments to commands
  • Docs: fix inconsistencies in EGDSOCKET documentation
  • Docs: fix incorrect argument name reference
  • Docs: Fix typos
  • Docs: make docs for --etag-save match the program behaviour
  • Docs: use --max-redirs instead of --max-redir
  • Doh: (void)-prefix call to curl_easy_setopt
  • Doh: fix wrong DEBUGASSERT for doh private_data
  • Easy: during upkeep, attach Curl_easy to connections in the cache
  • Examples/multi-single: fix scan-build warning
  • Examples: length-limit two sscanf() uses of %s
  • Examples: safer and more proper read callback logic
  • Filecheck: quietly remove test-place/*~
  • Formdata: avoid "Argument cannot be negative" warning
  • Formdata: correct typecast in curl_mime_data call
  • GHA: add a linux-hyper job
  • GHA: add several libcurl tests to the hyper job
  • GHA: run the newly fixed tests with hyper
  • Github: timeout jobs on macOS after 90 minutes
  • Glob: pass an 'int' as len when using printf's %*s
  • Gnutls: set the preferred TLS versions in correct order
  • GOVERNANCE: add 'user', 'committer' and 'contributor'
  • Hostip: (macOS) free returned memory of SCDynamicStoreCopyProxies
  • Hostip: bad CURLOPT_RESOLVE syntax now returns error
  • Hsts: ignore numberical IP address hosts
  • HSTS: not experimental anymore
  • Http2: clarify 'Using HTTP2' verbose message
  • Http2: init recvbuf struct for pushed streams
  • Http2_connisdead: handle trailing GOAWAY better
  • Http: fix crash in rate-limited upload
  • Http: make the haproxy support work with unix domain sockets
  • Http_proxy: deal with non-200 CONNECT response with Hyper
  • Hyper: propagate errors back up from read callbacks
  • HYPER: remove mentions of deprecated development branch
  • Idn: fix libidn2 with windows unicode builds
  • Infof: remove newline from format strings, always append it
  • Lib: don't compare fd to FD_SETSIZE when using poll
  • Lib: fix compiler warnings with CURL_DISABLE_NETRC
  • Lib: fix type of len passed to *printf's %*s
  • Lib: more %u for port and int for %*s fixes
  • Lib: use %u instead of %ld for port number printf
  • Libcurl-security.3: mention file descriptors and forks
  • Libssh2: limit time a disconnect can take to 1 second
  • Mbedtls: make mbedtls_strerror always work
  • Mbedtls: Remove unnecessary include
  • Mqtt: detect illegal and too large file size
  • Mqtt: extend the error message for no topic
  • Msnprintf: return number of printed characters excluding null byte
  • Multi: add scan-build-6 work-around in curl_multi_fdset
  • Multi: alter transfer timeout ordering
  • Multi: do not switch off connect_only flag when closing
  • Multi: fix crash in curl_multi_wait / curl_multi_poll
  • Netrc: skip 'macdef' definitions
  • Ngtcp2: disable TLSv1.3 compatible mode when using GnuTLS
  • Openssl: avoid static variable for seed flag
  • Openssl: don't remove session id entry in disassociate
  • Pinnedpubkey.d: fix formatting for version support lists
  • Proto.d: fix formatting for paragraphs after margin changes
  • Quiche: use send() instead of sendto() to avoid macOS issue
  • Revert "c-hyper: handle body on HYPER_TASK_EMPTY"
  • Revert "ftp: Expression 'ftpc->wait_data_conn' is always false"
  • Runtests: also find the last test in
  • Runtests: enable 'hyper mode' only for HTTP tests
  • Runtests: init $VERSION to avoid warnings when using -l
  • Runtests: parse data/ instead of using make
  • Runtests: skip disabled tests unless -f is used
  • Rustls: remove native_roots fallback
  • Schannel: set ALPN length correctly for HTTP/2
  • SChannel: Use '_tcsncmp()' instead
  • Sectransp: check for client certs by name first, then file
  • Setopt: fix incorrect comments
  • Socketpair: fix potential hangs
  • Socks4: scan for the IPv4 address in resolve results
  • Ssl: read pending close notify alert before closing the connection
  • Sws: malloc request struct instead of using stack
  • Telnet: fix option parser to not send uninitialized contents
  • Test1116: hyper doesn't pass through "surprise-trailers"
  • Test1147: hyper doesn't allow "crazy" request headers like built-in
  • Test1151: added missing CRLF to work with hyper
  • Test1216: adjusted for hyper mode
  • Test1218: adjusted for hyper mode
  • Test1230: adjust to work in hyper mode
  • Test1340/1341: adjusted for hyper mode
  • Test1438/1457: add HTTP keyword to make hyper mode work
  • Test1514: add a CRLF to the response to make it correct
  • Test1518: adjusted to work with hyper
  • Test1519: adjusted to work with hyper
  • Test1594/1595/1596: fix to work in hyper mode
  • Test269: disable for hyper
  • Test3010: work with hyper mode
  • Test328: avoid a header-looking body to make hyper mode work
  • Test339: CRLFify better to work in hyper mode
  • Test347: CRLFify to work in hyper mode
  • Test393: make Content-Length fit within 64 bit for hyper
  • Test394: hyper returns a different error
  • Test395: hyper cannot work around > 64 bit content-lengths like built-in
  • Test433: adjust for hyper mode
  • Test434: add HTTP keyword
  • Test500: adjust to work with hyper mode
  • Test566: adjust to work with hyper mode
  • Test599: adjusted to work in hyper mode
  • Test644: remove as duplicate of test 587
  • Tests: fix Accept-Encoding strips to work with Hyper builds
  • TLS: prevent shutdown loops to get stuck
  • Tool: make _lseeki64() macro work with the PellesC compiler
  • Tool_help: document that --tlspassword takes a password
  • Tool_help: remove unused define
  • Url.c: remove two variable assigns that are never read
  • Url: (void)-prefix a curl_url_get() call
  • Url: bad CURLOPT_CONNECT_TO syntax now returns error
  • Version: turn version number functions into returning void
  • Vtls: exit addsessionid if no cache is inited
  • Vtls: fix connection reuse checks for issuer cert and case sensitivity
  • Vtls: only store TIMER_APPCONNECT for non-proxy connect
  • Vtls: use free() not curl_free()
  • Warnless: simplify type size handling
  • Win32: fix build with Watt-32
  • Winbuild/README: VC should be set to 6 'or larger'
  • Winbuild: support alternate nghttp2 static lib name
  • Wolfssl: failing to set a session id is not reason to error out
  • Write-out.d: clarify urlnum is not unique for de-globbed URLs
  • Zuul: use the new rustls directory name

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