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/* <DESC>
 * Very simple HTTP POST
 * </DESC>
 */ 
#include <stdio.h>
#include <string.h>
#include <curl/curl.h>
 
int main(void)
{
  CURL *curl;
  CURLcode res;
 
  static const char *postthis="moo mooo moo moo";
 
  curl = curl_easy_init();
  if(curl) {
    curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "http://example.com");
    curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS, postthis);
 
    /* if we don't provide POSTFIELDSIZE, libcurl will strlen() by
       itself */ 
    curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_POSTFIELDSIZE, (long)strlen(postthis));
 
    /* Perform the request, res will get the return code */ 
    res = curl_easy_perform(curl);
    /* Check for errors */ 
    if(res != CURLE_OK)
      fprintf(stderr, "curl_easy_perform() failed: %s\n",
              curl_easy_strerror(res));
 
    /* always cleanup */ 
    curl_easy_cleanup(curl);
  }
  return 0;
}