Bug 174011 - curl ignores end of URL if URL is a directory and not / terminated
Summary: curl ignores end of URL if URL is a directory and not / terminated
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: curl   
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Version: 4
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Ivana Varekova
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-11-23 16:56 UTC by Tom Wood
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-11-24 12:47:55 UTC
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Description Tom Wood 2005-11-23 16:56:11 UTC
Description of problem: curl doesn't process URL properly if it terminates in a
directory without a trailing "/"

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible: every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. run "curl -l ftp://whatever/wherever/blah"
2. see directory listing for ftp://whatever/wherever, not the blah directory
3. be puzzled
Actual results:
Contents of parent directory listed

Expected results:
Contents of directory that the URL points to listed

Additional info:

It seems that the blah is completely ignored; whether or not blah exists (!),
the parent directory is listed unless the URL terminates with a "/", in which
case curl does the right thing.

Comment 1 Daniel Stenberg 2005-11-23 22:00:56 UTC
This "bug" was filed in curl's own bug tracker as well, and I figure that is a
more suitable place:


Comment 2 Ivana Varekova 2005-11-24 12:47:55 UTC
This problem is being solved in upstream. 

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