Introduction to curl Download location (HTTP): Download location (FTP): Version used: &curl-version; Package size: &curl-size; Estimated Disk space required: &curl-buildsize; The curl package contains curl and its support library. This is useful for transferring files with URL syntax. For example, curl;.tar.gz > curl-&curl-version;.tar.gz would download this programs tarball to the current directory. This ability to both download and redirect files can be incorporated into other programs to support functions like streaming media. curl will utilize: and openldap