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CURLINFO_SIZE_DOWNLOAD_T explained

NAME

CURLINFO_SIZE_DOWNLOAD_T - get the number of downloaded bytes

SYNOPSIS

#include <curl/curl.h>

CURLcode curl_easy_getinfo(CURL *handle, CURLINFO_SIZE_DOWNLOAD_T, curl_off_t *dlp);

DESCRIPTION

Pass a pointer to a curl_off_t to receive the total amount of bytes that were downloaded. The amount is only for the latest transfer and will be reset again for each new transfer. This counts actual payload data, what's also commonly called body. All meta and header data are excluded and will not be counted in this number.

PROTOCOLS

All

EXAMPLE

CURL *curl = curl_easy_init();
if(curl) {
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "http://example.com");
 
  /* Perform the request */
  res = curl_easy_perform(curl);
 
  if(!res) {
    /* check the size */
    curl_off_t dl;
    res = curl_easy_getinfo(curl, CURLINFO_SIZE_DOWNLOAD_T, &dl);
    if(!res) {
      printf("Downloaded %" CURL_FORMAT_CURL_OFF_T " bytes\n", dl);
    }
  }
}

AVAILABILITY

Added in 7.55.0

RETURN VALUE

Returns CURLE_OK if the option is supported, and CURLE_UNKNOWN_OPTION if not.

SEE ALSO

curl_easy_getinfo, curl_easy_setopt, CURLINFO_SIZE_DOWNLOAD, CURLINFO_SIZE_UPLOAD_T

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