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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.4//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.4/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY curl-download-http "http://curl.haxx.se/download/curl-&curl-version;.tar.bz2">
8 <!ENTITY curl-download-ftp "ftp://ftp.fu-berlin.de/pub/unix/network/curl/curl-&curl-version;.tar.bz2">
9 <!ENTITY curl-md5sum "d673f68dbab2553acdbfb5435bd1cd48">
10 <!ENTITY curl-size "1.8 MB">
11 <!ENTITY curl-buildsize "25.2 MB">
12 <!ENTITY curl-time "0.40 SBU (additional 0.58 SBU to run the test suite)">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="curl" xreflabel="cURL-&curl-version;">
16 <?dbhtml filename="curl.html"?>
17
18 <sect1info>
19 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
20 <date>$Date$</date>
21 </sect1info>
22
23 <title>CURL-&curl-version;</title>
24
25 <indexterm zone="curl">
26 <primary sortas="a-CURL">CURL</primary>
27 </indexterm>
28
29 <sect2 role="package">
30 <title>Introduction to CURL</title>
31
32 <para>The <application>cURL</application> package contains
33 <command>curl</command> and its support library. This is useful for
34 transferring files with URL syntax. This ability to both
35 download and redirect files can be incorporated into other programs to support
36 functions like streaming media.</para>
37
38 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
39 <itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
40 <listitem>
41 <para>Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&curl-download-http;"/></para>
42 </listitem>
43 <listitem>
44 <para>Download (FTP): <ulink url="&curl-download-ftp;"/></para>
45 </listitem>
46 <listitem>
47 <para>Download MD5 sum: &curl-md5sum;</para>
48 </listitem>
49 <listitem>
50 <para>Download size: &curl-size;</para>
51 </listitem>
52 <listitem>
53 <para>Estimated disk space required: &curl-buildsize;</para>
54 </listitem>
55 <listitem>
56 <para>Estimated build time: &curl-time;</para>
57 </listitem>
58 </itemizedlist>
59
60 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">CURL Dependencies</bridgehead>
61
62 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
63 <para><xref linkend="pkgconfig"/>,
64 <xref linkend="openssl"/>,
65 <xref linkend="openldap"/>,
66 <xref linkend="mitkrb"/> or <xref linkend="heimdal"/>,
67 <ulink url="http://www.pdc.kth.se/kth-krb/">krb4</ulink>,
68 <ulink url="http://www.gnu.org/software/libidn/">Libidn</ulink>,
69 <ulink url="http://www.vintela.com/resources/topics/spnego/">SPNEGO</ulink> and
70 <ulink url="http://daniel.haxx.se/projects/c-ares/">c-ares</ulink></para>
71
72 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional (for running the test suite)</bridgehead>
73 <para><xref linkend="stunnel"/> (for running HTTPS and FTPS tests) and
74 <ulink url="http://valgrind.kde.org/">Valgrind</ulink> (not used if building
75 the shared library)</para>
76
77 </sect2>
78
79 <sect2 role="installation">
80 <title>Installation of CURL</title>
81
82 <para>Install <application>cURL</application> by running the following
83 commands:</para>
84
85<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr &amp;&amp;
86make</userinput></screen>
87
88 <para>If you wish to run the testsuite, use the following commands to fix a
89 bug in the test script and then run the tests:</para>
90
91<screen><userinput>sed -i -e 's/^require "valgrind.pm"/# &amp;/' tests/runtests.pl &amp;&amp;
92make check</userinput></screen>
93
94 <para>Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
95
96<screen role='root'><userinput>make install &amp;&amp;
97find docs -name "Makefile*" \
98 -o -name "*.1" \
99 -o -name "*.3" | xargs rm &amp;&amp;
100install -v -d -m755 /usr/share/doc/curl-&curl-version; &amp;&amp;
101cp -v -R docs/* /usr/share/doc/curl-&curl-version;</userinput></screen>
102
103 </sect2>
104
105 <sect2 role="commands">
106 <title>Command Explanations</title>
107
108 <para><option>--with-gssapi</option>:
109 This parameter adds <application>Kerberos 5</application> support to
110 <filename class="libraryfile">libcurl</filename>.</para>
111
112 </sect2>
113
114 <sect2 role="content">
115 <title>Contents</title>
116
117 <segmentedlist>
118 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
119 <segtitle>Installed Library</segtitle>
120 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
121
122 <seglistitem>
123 <seg>curl and curl-config</seg>
124 <seg>libcurl.[so,a]</seg>
125 <seg>/usr/include/curl, /usr/share/curl
126 and /usr/share/doc/curl-&curl-version;</seg>
127 </seglistitem>
128 </segmentedlist>
129
130 <variablelist>
131 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
132 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
133 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
134
135 <varlistentry id="curl-prog">
136 <term><command>curl</command></term>
137 <listitem>
138 <para>is a client that can get documents from or send documents to
139 any of the following protocols: HTTP, HTTPS (needs <xref
140 linkend="openssl"/>), FTP, GOPHER, DICT, TELNET, LDAP (needs
141 <xref linkend="openldap"/> at run time) or FILE.</para>
142 <indexterm zone="curl curl-prog">
143 <primary sortas="b-curl">curl</primary>
144 </indexterm>
145 </listitem>
146 </varlistentry>
147
148 <varlistentry id="curl-config">
149 <term><command>curl-config</command></term>
150 <listitem>
151 <para>prints information about the last compile, like libraries
152 linked to and prefix setting.</para>
153 <indexterm zone="curl curl-config">
154 <primary sortas="b-curl-config">curl-config</primary>
155 </indexterm>
156 </listitem>
157 </varlistentry>
158
159 <varlistentry id="libcurl">
160 <term><filename class='libraryfile'>libcurl.[so,a]</filename></term>
161 <listitem>
162 <para>provides the API functions required by
163 <command>curl</command> and other programs.</para>
164 <indexterm zone="curl libcurl">
165 <primary sortas="c-libcurl">libcurl.[so,a]</primary>
166 </indexterm>
167 </listitem>
168 </varlistentry>
169
170 </variablelist>
171
172 </sect2>
173
174</sect1>
175
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