Global USE flag

Add support for client-side URL transfer library

Packages describing “curl” as local USE flag

Package “curl” Flag Description
app-emulation/qemu Support ISOs / -cdrom directives vis HTTP or HTTPS.
dev-db/drizzle Enable the HTTP authentication plugin (using net-misc/curl). This is needed for the tests to apply properly.
dev-db/recutils Enable support for remote descriptors using libcurl
dev-lua/luarocks Uses net-misc/curl for fetching lua packages instead of net-misc/wget.
dev-php/PEAR-HTTP_Request2 Force dev-lang/php to be compiled with curl extension
dev-vcs/git Support fetching and pushing (requires webdav too) over http:// and https:// protocols
media-sound/mpd Support for web stream listening
net-libs/liboauth If enabled, net-misc/curl is used thorugh the libcurl library; if it's not, the curl command is used instead. Some features are only available when using the library, but using it as library requires matching SSL implementations.
net-misc/mediatomb Support YouTube and external media sources (e.g. internet radio)
sys-apps/systemd Enable support for uploading journals; required to build systemd-import/systemd-pull
www-misc/zoneminder Enable using net-misc/curl for streaming from cameras

All packages providing a “curl” USE flag (85)