Any reason NOT to compile PHP with Curl?

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I inherited a system with PHP installed without CURL compiled into the
PHP module.  Is there any good reason for NOT adding curl into PHP?  I
have been asked to rebuild PHP, but do not wish to cause future

Re: Any reason NOT to compile PHP with Curl?

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 The only reason I can think of is that you want to deliberately restrict PHP
to make network communication with other servers harder - in which case you'd
also need to disable fopen_wrappers and possibly a number of other extensions
and/or enable safe_mode with various disabled functions.

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