[Buildroot] [PATCH] libcurl: re-enable on non-MMU platforms

Peter Korsgaard jacmet at uclibc.org
Sun Feb 17 22:02:48 UTC 2013

>>>>> "Thomas" == Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com> writes:

 Thomas> In 9229b82d6326ea425a258b91a9f0157ef6b223b7 ('libcurl: needs MMU'),
 Thomas> the libcurl package was disabled on non-MMU systems, due to the usage
 Thomas> of the fork() function in the library.

 Thomas> However, a deeper inspection reveals that fork() is only used in the
 Thomas> implementation of NTLM, an obscure, undocumented, Microsoft specific
 Thomas> authentication method that apparently isn't common anymore. See
 Thomas> http://curl.haxx.se/docs/manpage.html#--ntlm.

Yeah, tell me about it - I know of a certain company using it :/

Committed, thanks.

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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