From:  ab@php.net (Anatol Belski)
Date:  17 Apr 2013 05:19:03 Hong Kong Time
Newsgroup:  news.php.net/php.internals.win
Subject:  

Re: [INTERNALS-WIN] No IDN and IPv6 support in cURL?

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On Tue, 2013-04-16 at 22:29 +0200, Pierre Joye wrote: 
> On Tue, Apr 16, 2013 at 4:54 PM, Anatol Belski  wrote:
> > Jan,
> >
> > On Tue, April 16, 2013 13:30, Jan Ehrhardt wrote:
> >> Quoting a really old message: is there any reason why cUrl for PHP 5.5
> >> is compiled without IDN-support? For PHP 5.3 and 5.4 I can understand it,
> >
> > just looked inside, cURL IDN uses the IdnTo* family of functions for the
> > conversion
> >
> > http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/dd318149(v=vs.85).aspx
> >
> > That could indeed work with the current cURL version and PHP 5.5. Where I
> > doubt is that some more error handling might be needed, thus it has to be
> > tested. Jan, have you already tried that? Or do you work with that feature
> > so you could write good tests?
> 
> Libcurl has to be built to enable IDN conversion. @a did you enable the IDN?
> 
> See https://github.com/bagder/curl/blob/master/winbuild/BUILD.WINDOWS.txt

No, it was always disabled, as of README.md on github.com/winlibs . Will
redo VC11 builds for 5.5 then and extend our docs :)

@Jan, true, on XP that would require an additional package

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=734

but according to the docs that's included by default starting with
Vista.

Regards

Anatol