LibURL vs. cURL

Ken Corey ken at kencorey.com
Thu Aug 23 07:37:13 EDT 2012


Just to be pedantic you can have libURL on /desktop/ OSes.  A 
significant restriction, for some of us.

liburl is not open source, so we cannot do any of the porting...

It's possible to port libcurl to android:
http://thesoftwarerogue.blogspot.co.uk/2010/05/porting-of-libcurl-to-android-os-using.html

And apparently it's possible on iOS as well:
http://creativealgorithms.com/blog/content/building-libcurl-ios-42

-Ken

On 22/08/2012 15:16, Richard Gaskin wrote:
> cURL is not available by default on some OSes LiveCode supports
> including (IIRC) Windows, but with a checkbox in the Standalone Builder
> you can have libURL everywhere.






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