cURL

curl's project page on SourceForge.net

Sponsors:
Haxx

cURL > libcurl > API > curl_easy_perform

curl_easy_perform.3 -- man page

NAME

curl_easy_perform - Perform a file transfer

SYNOPSIS

#include <curl/curl.h>

CURLcode curl_easy_perform(CURL * easy_handle );

DESCRIPTION

Invoke this function after curl_easy_init and all the curl_easy_setopt calls are made, and will perform the transfer as described in the options. It must be called with the same easy_handle as input as the curl_easy_init call returned.

curl_easy_perform performs the entire request in a blocking manner and returns when done, or if it failed. For non-blocking behavior, see curl_multi_perform.

You can do any amount of calls to curl_easy_perform while using the same easy_handle. If you intend to transfer more than one file, you are even encouraged to do so. libcurl will then attempt to re-use the same connection for the following transfers, thus making the operations faster, less CPU intense and using less network resources. Just note that you will have to use curl_easy_setopt between the invokes to set options for the following curl_easy_perform.

You must never call this function simultaneously from two places using the same easy_handle. Let the function return first before invoking it another time. If you want parallel transfers, you must use several curl easy_handles.

While the easy_handle is added to a multi handle, it cannot be used by curl_easy_perform.

RETURN VALUE

CURLE_OK (0) means everything was ok, non-zero means an error occurred as <curl/curl.h> defines - see libcurl-errors(3). If the CURLOPT_ERRORBUFFER was set with curl_easy_setopt there will be a readable error message in the error buffer when non-zero is returned.

SEE ALSO

curl_easy_init curl_easy_setopt curl_multi_add_handle curl_multi_perform libcurl-errors (3)

This HTML page was made with roffit.

donate! Page updated June 22, 2014.
web site info

File upload with ASP.NET