Opened 9 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

#6711 closed bug (invalid)

curl needs a rebuild on ATOM based machines

Reported by: streak Owned by: nobody
Priority: normal Milestone: R1
Component: Applications/Command Line Tools Version: R1/alpha2
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:
Has a Patch: no Platform: All


curl randomly fails to download/upload content from web on atom based machines [checked on MSI Wind / EI SYSTEM notebook/laptop]. Its the curl fault that Web+ cannot log to twitter #5939 and cannot send any app submission to haikuware [i didnt create a ticket for it , yet..]. Its curl fault that HaikuTwitter randomly logs and downloads new tweets in HaikuTwitter app. More often just download nothing..

I double checked it with Martin H.P. [HaikuTwitter app author] that its 100% curl fault, so it needs to be rebuilt again on atom based machine.

Any of You ATOM based netbook users experienced it?

Change History (7)

comment:1 by andreasf, 9 years ago

Sounds scary: Are you saying that cURL behaves differently depending on which x86 processor it was built on? I guess building on a multitude of processors to fix an issue on one but maybe introduce one for another is out of the question.

Or maybe you mean, you need a new version of cURL built, with a bugfix? It's pretty easy to build yourself iirc. If you could tell which version you need there would be much less guesswork involved.

comment:2 by streak, 9 years ago

These are my thoughts after many different tests with different hardware. I cannot verify in in 100% as long as somebody with atom based netbook tries to check this aswell..

comment:3 by scottmc, 9 years ago

Curl is an OptionalPackage and issues with those should be reported to HaikuPorts. If you have an ATOM machine you can install HaikuPorter and then run haikuporter -i curl to build it. It'll display the versions available, then pick the most recent one and type haikuporter -i curl-x.y.z where x.y.z is the latest version. If that then works for you, can you then run haikuporter -c -d curl-x.y.z and email me the resulting zip file?

comment:4 by streak, 9 years ago

Im afraid this is more complex problem :/. Today i did a reinstalation of fresh nightly and i was started to using a arora [i didnt installed curl and WebPositive], and i found that uploading attachments to / / tinypic and even rapidshare not work. The strannge thing is: arora and all other qt based apps are not using a curl.. so its something wrong with system then.. I didnt saw so much problems on A1R1 as far as i remember.

comment:5 by streak, 9 years ago

And just to clear: everything in all browsers works [loading pages / downloading apps / and so on..], but uploading files via webpage scripts and posting a messages [for example posting new topic on HaikuWare] now work.

Any ideas.. ?

comment:6 by mmadia, 9 years ago

Can you reproduce this issue on a clean install *without* Qt installed?

comment:7 by scottmc, 9 years ago

Resolution: invalid
Status: newclosed

Need a better description of this issue. I doubt it has anything to do with ATOM based machines or Curl. If you are still having this issue with the latest nightly builds without qt installed, please open a new ticket.

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