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Re: post data in a chunk to http server and also receive data from there to a chunk

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Thu, 11 Sep 2003 08:46:09 +0200 (CEST)

On Wed, 10 Sep 2003, Jerry G. Chiuan wrote:

> I am rookie in libcurl and would like to ask a simple question: how can I
> post data in a chunk to http server and then receive response data from
> there to a chunk I know we have curl_easy_perform( ), but it only transfers
> file I think

Did you read the docs and the examples? I don't think there's much in there
that tricks you into believing libcurl only supports posting of files.

Try reading up on CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS and family. You can also set CURLOPT_POST
to true and then set CURLOPT_READFUNCTION to have your callback called for
each chunk to send off.


 Daniel Stenberg -- curl: been grokking URLs since 1998
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