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From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2003 07:55:30 +0200 (CEST)

On Tue, 16 Sep 2003, Jerry G. Chiuan wrote:

> In order to receive cookie from server and use it in subsequent requests, we
> need to enable cookie parser w/ CURLOPT_COOKIEFILE what happens if the
> filename we specify has existed?

As documented, you give libcurl a file name to read existing cookies from. If
the file exists, libcurl will try to read cookies from it.

> cuz I don't want to ensure the filename does not exist before using it

And you can't think of a single file name that is next to guaranteed to never

 Daniel Stenberg -- curl: been grokking URLs since 1998
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