cURL 7.50.1 released with cmake fix

cURL 7.50.1 recently released, is an open source, command line tool for transferring data with URL syntax, supporting DICT, FILE, FTP, FTPS, Gopher, HTTP, HTTPS, IMAP, IMAPS, LDAP, LDAPS, POP3, POP3S, RTMP, RTSP, SCP, SFTP, SMTP, SMTPS, Telnet and TFTP. curl supports SSL certificates, HTTP POST, HTTP PUT, FTP uploading, HTTP form based upload, proxies, cookies, user+password authentication (Basic, Digest, NTLM, Negotiate, kerberos…), file transfer resume, proxy tunneling and a busload of other useful tricks.

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cURL 7.50.1 changelog


  • TLS: switch off SSL session id when client cert is used
  • TLS: only reuse connections with the same client cert
  • curl_multi_cleanup: clear connection pointer for easy handles
  • include the CURLINFO_HTTP_VERSION man page into the release tarball
  • include the script in the release tarball
  • test558: fix test by stripping file paths from FD lines
  • spnego: Corrected miss-placed * in Curl_auth_spnego_cleanup() declaration
  • tests: Fix for http/2 feature
  • cmake: Fix for schannel support
  • curl.h: make public types void * again
  • win32: fix a potential memory leak in Curl_load_library
  • travis: fix OSX build by re-installing libtool
  • mbedtls: Fix debug function name

Install curl 7.50.1 on Ubuntu 16.04 (Yakkety Yak), 16.04 (Xenial Xerus), Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf), Ubuntu 15.04(Vivid Vervet), Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr)


tar -xvf curl-7.50.1.tar.gz

cd curl-7.50.1/



sudo make install

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