Better proxy support available via libcurl?

David Shaw dshaw at
Wed Aug 2 02:36:06 CEST 2006

On Tue, Aug 01, 2006 at 10:23:08AM +0200, Werner Koch wrote:
> On Tue,  1 Aug 2006 07:32, John Clizbe said:
> > Curl and libcurl build fairly easily with MinGW/MSYS. I don't recall any
> > problems with 7.15.1 and OpenSSL 0.9.8a back in December. Curl's INSTALL doc has
> However, you may not distribute such a version unless cURL has been
> build without OpenSSL.  That is the same thing as with other OSes:
> OpenSSL is not GPL compatible and thus we can't link to any library
> which in turn links to OpenSSL.  Debian provides a libcurl3-gnutls-dev
> package for this reason.
> BTW, work is underway to get gnutls ready for Windows.
> David, we should see whether we can add an configure test to check
> for this.

I'm not sure I understand.  Check if cURL is linked to OpenSSL?  What
would we do differently if it was?


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