These applications are support libraries for other applications in
the book. It is unlikely that you would just install these libraries,
you will generally find that you will be referred to this chapter to
satisfy a dependency of other applications.
Installation of cURL
Install cURL by running the
./configure --prefix=/usr &&
To test the results, issue: make
check. Note that if you have Stunnel and TCP
Wrapper installed and you wish to perform the HTTPS tests,
you'll need to have an unrestrictive /etc/hosts.deny file.
Now, as the root user:
make install &&
find docs -name "Makefile*" -o -name "*.1" -o -name "*.3" | xargs rm &&
install -v -d -m755 /usr/share/doc/curl-7.15.3 &&
cp -v -R docs/* /usr/share/doc/curl-7.15.3
--with-gssapi: This parameter adds
Kerberos 5 support to libcurl.
find docs -name "Makefile*" -o
-name "*.1" -o -name "*.3" | xargs rm: This
instruction removes files that are not needed in
/usr/share/doc/curl-7.15.3 to facilitate copying appropriate
files. The "*.1" and "*.3" files are installed by the normal
Programs: curl and
Directories: /usr/include/curl, /usr/share/curl and
is a client that can get documents from or send
documents to any of the following protocols: HTTP,
HTTPS (needs OpenSSL-0.9.8d),
FTP, GOPHER, DICT, TELNET, LDAP (needs OpenLDAP-2.3.27 at run
time) or FILE.
prints information about the last compile, like
libraries linked to and prefix setting.
provides the API functions required by
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