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CURLOPT_HTTP_TRANSFER_DECODING explained

NAME

CURLOPT_HTTP_TRANSFER_DECODING - enable/disable HTTP transfer decoding

SYNOPSIS

#include <curl/curl.h>
 
CURLcode curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_HTTP_TRANSFER_DECODING,
                         long enabled);

DESCRIPTION

Pass a long to tell libcurl how to act on transfer decoding. If set to zero, transfer decoding will be disabled, if set to 1 it is enabled (default). libcurl does chunked transfer decoding by default unless this option is set to zero.

DEFAULT

1

PROTOCOLS

HTTP

EXAMPLE

CURL *curl = curl_easy_init();
if(curl) {
  CURLcode ret;
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "https://example.com/");
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_HTTP_TRANSFER_DECODING, 0L);
  ret = curl_easy_perform(curl);
}

AVAILABILITY

Added in 7.16.2

RETURN VALUE

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

SEE ALSO

CURLOPT_HTTP_CONTENT_DECODING, CURLOPT_ACCEPT_ENCODING

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