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Re: Empty HTTP POST request

From: Dan Fandrich <>
Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2012 10:41:03 -0800

On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 08:02:12AM -0800, Max Burke wrote:
> I'm setting up a POST request with only a handful of fields and I've
> verified that the data pointers are valid, however it doesn't look
> like anything is actually being sent. Both Wireshark and the server
> logs show that the POST request is empty.
> Here is the code I'm using to setup and initiate the transfer:
> Both the server logs and wireshark confirm that the post request is
> empty, so I'm assuming it's a problem with how I'm using the library.
> Does anything look obviously wrong?

The first and last pointers are not being initialized to NULL before
calling curl_formadd. When libcurl gets the, it finds garbage it can't
do anything with. If you look at the return code of curl_formadd, you'll
probably see an error code returned.

>>> Dan
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Received on 2012-01-12