Libcurl (was Re: [Announce] GnuPG 1.4.1 released)

David Shaw dshaw at
Fri Mar 18 18:23:02 CET 2005

On Fri, Mar 18, 2005 at 06:09:11PM +0100, Carlo Luciano Bianco wrote:

> > With libcurl as well?  Excellent.
> Yes, David, with libcurl as well. I used the ready-to-run libcurl mingw 
> library described on my page. The resulting gpgkeys_curl.exe depends on 
> libcurl.dll, so I think it is actually using it...
> > There were some problems building
> > that on MinGW in the release candidate and I'm glad to see the fix
> > worked.
> I seems so, but be careful. When I say "it build fine" I mean exactly this 
> and not more than this: the exe files are produced by GCC without errors. I 
> have not yet tested them extensively.

Understood.  I'm just pleased that it builds on MinGW at all.  Build
stuff can be very painful on different platforms.  Now that it builds,
everything else after that is "just a bug" ;)

> So, I cannot be sure that the gpgkeys_curl.exe I have compiled is actually 
> working right. I saw your post on gpg-devel about testing curl code and I 
> hope to have time to make some tests in the week-end...

That would be great, thanks.


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