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Re: builtin curl - especially on Darwin

On 05/06, Sevan Janiyan wrote:
> Hello,
> Some of the operating systems which we support ship with curl out of the
> box. As time moves on, older versions of operating systems stop
> receiving updates, continuing to use such built in components become
> dangerous.
> Curl like many other popular software projects has received a fair share
> of advisories over the user.
> On Tiger, curl --version reports
> curl 7.16.3 (powerpc-apple-darwin8.0) libcurl/7.16.3 OpenSSL/0.9.7l
> zlib/1.2.3
> Protocols: tftp ftp telnet dict ldap http file https ftps
> Features: GSS-Negotiate IPv6 Largefile NTLM SSL libz
> :)
> What's the best way to not utilise outdated version of software such of
> curl in mk/tools/tools.$

Hello, Sevan.

I don't know if it's the best way, but I think you can make it not use
the native curl by setting the following in mk.conf (i.e., this will
make it use the pkgsrc curl):




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