Paul's Blog Entries for June 2020

Monday 1st June 2020

Fedora Project

  • Updated proftpd to 1.3.7rc4 in EPEL-8 Playground (see RELEASE_NOTES for details)

Local Packages

  • Updated proftpd (1.3.7) to 1.3.7rc4 as per the EPEL-8 Playground version

  • I added a workaround for failing netaddr test in Fedora 19 (GH#1029)

Tuesday 2nd June 2020

Local Packages

  • Updated perl-Module-CoreList to 5.20200602:

    • Updated for v5.31.12
    • Updated for v5.30.3
    • Updated for v5.28.3
  • Updated proftpd (1.3.7rc4) to add support for OpenSSL < 1.1.0 (GH#1026)

Friday 5th June 2020

Fedora Project

  • Updated perl-Test-TrailingSpace to 0.0500 in Rawhide:

    • Convert the file processing to use a code generated callback (a speed optimization)

Local Packages

  • New package python2-swig3 (3.0.12)

  • Updated perl-Test-TrailingSpace to 0.0500 as per the Fedora version

  • Updated python2-subversion to 1.14.0 (Bug #1840565, Bug #1812195)

  • Updated unrar to 5.91 beta 1

Sunday 7th June 2020

Fedora Project

  • Updated perl-Test-TrailingSpace to 0.0600 in Rawhide:

    • Try to fix t/dogfood.t tests failures on MS Windows

    • Avoid excessive callback calls by having the _path_cb take the $rule object (optimization)

Local Packages

  • Updated perl-Test-TrailingSpace to 0.0600 as per the Fedora version

Tuesday 9th June 2020

Local Packages

  • Updated perl-Module-CoreList to 5.20200603:

    • Remove bogus 5.031012 release

Wednesday 10th June 2020

Local Packages

  • Updated schily to 2020.06.09

  • Updated xz (5.2.5) to fix location of German manpages for lzma tools (Bug #1844813)

Sunday 14th June 2020

Fedora Project

  • Updated perl-Test-MockModule to 0.173.0 in Rawhide:

    • Add warning when 'unmock' called without arguments

    • Import warned when using unknown argument

    • Fix Windows CI by installing SUPER

Local Packages

  • Updated perl-Test-MockModule to 0.173.0 as per the Fedora version

Monday 15th June 2020

Fedora Project

  • Updated perl-MCE to 1.872 in Rawhide:

    • Added open to required dependencies

    • Set default encodings on standard filehandles in tests using UTF-8
    • Bumped minimal Perl version to 5.8.1
    • Bumped MCE version to 1.872 to align with MCE::Shared

    • The MCE project is completed

  • Updated perl-MCE-Shared to 1.872 in Rawhide:

    • Added open to required dependencies

    • Set default encodings on standard filehandles in tests using UTF-8
    • Added setnx method to MCE::Shared::{ Cache, Hash and Ordhash }

    • Added hsetnx method to MCE::Shared::Minidb

    • Updated keys, pairs, and values in MCE::Shared::{ Array, Cache, Hash and Ordhash }

    • The MCE::Shared project is completed

Local Packages

  • Updated perl-MCE to 1.872 as per the Fedora version

  • Updated perl-MCE-Shared to 1.872 as per the Fedora version

Wednesday 17th June 2020

Local Packages

  • Updated python2-subversion to 1.14.0 in Fedora 32

Saturday 20th June 2020

Fedora Project

  • Cleaned up and rebuilt perl-Digest-MD5-File (0.08) in Rawhide

  • Branched and built perl-Digest-MD5-File (0.08) for EPEL-8

  • Updated perltidy to 20200619 (see for details)

Local Packages

  • Updated perl-Perl-Tidy to 20200619 as per the Fedora perltidy package

Sunday 21st June 2020

Local Packages

  • Updated perl-Module-CoreList to 5.20200620:

    • Updated for v5.32.0

Wednesday 24th June 2020

Local Packages

  • Updated curl to 7.71.0:

    • CURLOPT_SSL_OPTIONS: Optional use of Windows' CA store (with openssl)

    • setopt: Add CURLOPT_PROXY_ISSUERCERT(_BLOB) for coherency

    • setopt: Support certificate options in memory with struct curl_blob

    • tool: Add option --retry-all-errors to retry on any error

    • CVE-2020-8177: curl overwrite local file with -J

    • CVE-2020-8169: Partial password leak over DNS on HTTP redirect

    • *_sspi: Fix bad uses of CURLE_NOT_BUILT_IN

    • all: Fix codespell errors
    • altsvc: Bump to h3-29

    • altsvc: Fix 'dsthost' may be used uninitialized in this function

    • altsvc: Fix parser for lines ending with CRLF
    • altsvc: Remove the num field from the altsvc struct

    • appveyor: Add non-debug plain autotools-based build
    • appveyor: Disable flaky test 1501 and ignore broken 1056
    • appveyor: Disable test 1139 instead of ignoring it
    • asyn-*: Remove support for never-used NULL entry pointers

    • azure: Use matrix strategy to avoid configuration redundancy
    • build: Disable more code/data when built without proxy support
    • buildconf: Remove -print from the find command that removes files

    • checksrc: Enhance the ASTERISKSPACE and update code accordingly

    • CI/macos: Fix 'is already installed' errors by using bundle
    • cirrus: Disable SFTP and SCP tests
    • CMake: Add ENABLE_ALT_SVC option

    • CMake: Add HTTP/3 support (ngtcp2+nghttp3, quiche)

    • CMake: Add libssh build support

    • CMake: Do not build test programs by default
    • CMake: Fix with CMake, add new test targets

    • CMake: Ignore INTERFACE_LIBRARY targets for pkg-config file

    • CMake: Rebuild when changes

    • how to do code reviews in curl

    • configure: Fix pthread check with static boringssl

    • configure: For wolfSSL, check for the DES func needed for NTLM

    • configure: Only strip first -L from LDFLAGS

    • configure: Repair the check if argv can be written to

    • configure: The wolfssh backend does not provide SCP

    • connect: Improve happy eyeballs handling

    • connect: Make happy eyeballs work for QUIC (again)

    • curl.1: Quote globbed URLs

    • curl: Remove -J "informational" written on stdout

    • Curl_addrinfo: Use one malloc instead of three

    • CURLINFO_ACTIVESOCKET.3: Clarify the description

    • doc: Add missing closing parenthesis in CURLINFO_SSL_VERIFYRESULT.3

    • doc: Rename VERSIONS to as it already has Markdown syntax

    • docs/HTTP3: Add qlog to the quiche build instruction

    • docs/options-in-versions: Which version added each cmdline option

    • docs: Unify protocol lists
    • dynbuf: Introduce internal generic dynamic buffer functions

    • easy: Fix dangling pointer on easy_perform fail

    • examples/ephiperfifo: Turn off interval when setting timerfd

    • examples/http2-down/upload: Add error checks

    • examples: Remove asiohiper.cpp

    • FILEFORMAT: Add more features that tests can depend on

    • FILEFORMAT: Describe verify/stderr

    • ftp: Make domore_getsock() return the secondary socket properly

    • ftp: Mark return-ignoring calls to Curl_GetFTPResponse with (void)

    • ftp: Shut down the secondary connection properly when SSL is used
    • GnuTLS: Backend support for CURLINFO_SSL_VERIFYRESULT

    • hostip: Make Curl_printable_address not return anything

    • hostip: On macOS avoid DoH when given a numerical IP address

    • http2: Keep trying to send pending frames after req.upload_done

    • http2: Simplify and clean up trailer handling
    • Clarify cargo build directory

    • http: Move header storage to Curl_easy from connectdata

    • libcurl.pc: Merge Libs.private into Libs for static-only builds

    • libssh2: Improved error output for wrong quote syntax

    • libssh2: Keep sftp errors as 'unsigned long'

    • libssh2: Set the expected total size in SCP upload init

    • libtest/cmake: Remove commented code

    • list-only.d: This option existed already in 4.0

    • manpage: Add three missing environment variables
    • multi: Add defensive check on data->multi->num_alive

    • multi: Implement wait using winsock events
    • ngtcp2: Clean up memory when failing to connect

    • ngtcp2: Fix build with current ngtcp2 master implementing draft 28

    • ngtcp2: Fix happy eyeballs quic connect crash

    • ngtcp2: Introduce qlog support

    • ngtcp2: Never call fprintf() in lib code in release version

    • ngtcp2: Update with recent API changes

    • ntlm: Enable NTLM support with wolfSSL

    • openssl: Set FLAG_TRUSTED_FIRST unconditionally

    • projects: Add crypt32.lib to dependencies for all OpenSSL configs

    • quiche: Clean up memory properly when failing to connect
    • quiche: Enable qlog output

    • quiche: Update SSLKEYLOGFILE support

    • Revert "buildconf: use find -execdir"
    • Revert "ssh: ignore timeouts during disconnect"
    • runtests: Remove sleep calls

    • runtests: Show elapsed test time with higher precision (ms)

    • select: Always use Sleep in Curl_wait_ms on Win32

    • select: Fix overflow protection in Curl_socket_check

    • sendf: Make failf() use the mvsnprintf() return code

    • server/sws: Fix asan warning on use of uninitialized variable

    • server/util: Fix logmsg format using curl_off_t argument

    • sha256: Fixed potentially uninitialized variable

    • share: Don't set the share flag if something fails

    • sockfilt: Make select_ws stop waiting on exit signal event

    • socks: Detect connection close during handshake
    • socks: Fix expected length of SOCKS5 reply
    • socks: Remove unreachable breaks in socks.c and mime.c

    • source clean-up: Remove all custom typedef structs

    • test1167: Fixes in

    • test1177: Look for curl.h in source directory

    • test1238: Avoid tftpd being busy for tests shortly following

    • Make tests 613 and 614 work with OpenSSH for Windows

    • test75: Remove precheck test

    • tests: Add https-proxy support to the test suite
    • tests: Add support for SSH server variant specific transfer paths
    • tests: Add two simple tests for --login-options

    • tests: Make test 1248 + 1249 use %NOLISTENPORT

    • tests: Pick a random port number for SSH
    • tests: Run stunnel for HTTPS and FTPS on dynamic ports

    • timeouts: Change millisecond timeouts to timediff_t from time_t

    • timeouts: Move ms timeouts to timediff_t from int and long

    • tool: Fix up a few --help descriptions

    • tool: Support UTF-16 command line on Windows
    • tool_cfgable: free login_options at exit

    • tool_getparam: Fix memory leak in parse_args

    • tool_operate: Fixed potentially uninitialized variables

    • tool_paramhlp: Fixed potentially uninitialized strtol() variable

    • transfer: Close connection after excess data has been read
    • travis: Add "qlog" as feature in the quiche build

    • travis: Add ngtcp2 and quiche tests for CMake

    • travis: Upgrade to bionic, clang-9, improve readability

    • typecheck-gcc.h: CURLINFO_PRIVATE does not need a 'char *'

    • unit1604.c: Fix implicit conv from 'SANITIZEcode' to 'CURLcode'

    • url: Accept "any length" credentials for proxy auth
    • url: alloc the download buffer at transfer start

    • url: Reject too long input when parsing credentials
    • url: Sort the protocol schemes in rough popularity order
    • urlapi: Accept :: as a valid IPv6 address

    • urldata: Leave the HTTP method untouched in the set.* struct

    • urlglob: Treat literal IPv6 addresses with zone IDs as a host name
    • user-agent.d: Spell out what happens given a blank argument

    • vauth/cleartext: Fix theoretical integer overflow

    • version.d: Expanded and alpha-sorted

    • vtls: Extract and simplify key log file handling from OpenSSL
    • wolfssl: Add SSLKEYLOGFILE support

    • wording: Avoid blacklist/whitelist stereotypes
    • write-out.d: Added "response_code"

Thursday 25th June 2020

Fedora Project

  • Updated perl-Module-Signature to 0.86 in Rawhide:

    • Update PAUSE and ANDK keys to 2020

    • Update documentation pertaining to SHA1
    • Fix compatibility with Crypt::OpenPGP

Local Packages

  • Updated check to 0.15.0 (see NEWS for details)

  • Updated libidn (1.3.5) to fix build with JDK11

  • Updated perl-Archive-Tar to 2.38:

    • Avoid indirect calls
    • Add use warnings to bin/ptar*

  • Updated perl-Module-Load-Conditional to 0.72:

    • Avoid using indirect calls
  • Updated perl-Module-Signature to 0.86 as per the Fedora version

Saturday 27th June 2020

Local Packages

  • Updated perl-Net-DNS to 1.25:

    • Parsing of TSIG keyfiles made more robust
  • Updated perl-Search-Elasticsearch to 6.81:

    • Fixed Async and NetCurl tests

    • Added if_seq_no and if_primary_term in bulk params

    • Added include_type_name in indices.exists API

  • Updated perl-Search-Elasticsearch-Client-2_0 to 6.81:

    • Bumped to version 6.81

Monday 29th June 2020

Local Packages

  • Updated perl-Net-Server (2.009) fix tests failing with OpenSSL @SECLEVEL=2 (CPAN RT#126923)

  • Updated python2-subversion to sync with subversion-1.14.0-4 in Rawhide

Tuesday 30th June 2020

Fedora Project

  • Updated perl-Test2-Plugin-NoWarnings to 0.09 in Rawhide:

    • Don't emit a failing test if there is a warning after done_testing() is called (based on GH#3)

Local Packages

  • Updated perl-File-Slurp to 9999.31:

    • Remove TravisCI and AppVeyor

    • Test using GitHub Actions/workflows on Windows, Mac, and Linux

    • Add See Also section to the docs (GH#24)

    • Add file existence and size checks (CPAN RT#132900)

  • Updated perl-Test2-Plugin-NoWarnings to 0.09 as per the Fedora version

  • Updated unrar to 5.91

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