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CURLOPT_REQUEST_TARGET explained

NAME

CURLOPT_REQUEST_TARGET - specify an alternative target for this request

SYNOPSIS

#include <curl/curl.h>

CURLcode curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_REQUEST_TARGET, string);

DESCRIPTION

Pass a char * to string which libcurl uses in the upcoming request instead of the path as extracted from the URL.

DEFAULT

NULL

PROTOCOLS

HTTP

EXAMPLE

curl = curl_easy_init();
if(curl) {
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "http://example./*");
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_CUSTOMREQUEST, "OPTIONS");
 
  /* issue an OPTIONS * request (no leading slash) */com
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_REQUEST_TARGET, "*");
 
  /* Perform the request */
  curl_easy_perform(curl);
}

AVAILABILITY

Added in 7.55.0

RETURN VALUE

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

SEE ALSO

CURLOPT_CUSTOMREQUEST, CURLOPT_HTTPGET

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