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CURLOPT_HTTPGET explained

NAME

CURLOPT_HTTPGET - ask for a HTTP GET request

SYNOPSIS

#include <curl/curl.h>

CURLcode curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_HTTPGET, long useget);

DESCRIPTION

Pass a long. If useget is 1, this forces the HTTP request to get back to using GET. Usable if a POST, HEAD, PUT, etc has been used previously using the same curl handle.

When setting CURLOPT_HTTPGET to 1, it will automatically set CURLOPT_NOBODY to 0 and CURLOPT_UPLOAD to 0.

DEFAULT

0

PROTOCOLS

HTTP(S)

EXAMPLE

curl = curl_easy_init();
if(curl) {
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "http://example.com");
 
  /* use a GET to fetch this */
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_HTTPGET, 1L);
 
  /* Perform the request */
  curl_easy_perform(curl);
}

AVAILABILITY

Along with HTTP

RETURN VALUE

Returns CURLE_OK if HTTP is supported, and CURLE_UNKNOWN_OPTION if not.

SEE ALSO

CURLOPT_NOBODY, CURLOPT_UPLOAD

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