cURL 7.86 Released With Experimental WebSocket API

Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Networking on 26 October 2022 at 05:24 AM EDT. 4 Comments
LINUX NETWORKING --
Daniel Stenberg has announced the release of cURL 7.86 as the newest version of this command-line utility and library for various networking purposes.

Most notable with cURL 7.86 is adding an experimental WebSocket API. This updated cURL library adds a few new functions and setopt option for interfacing with WebSocket implementations for the bidirectional byte-stream. The initial, experimental cURL API for WebSockets allows for both send and receive.

The cURL 7.86 release also has a few security vulnerability fixes, drops NPN support, and a wide variety of bug fixes.

Downloads and more details on cURL 7.86 via curl.se.
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