CURLMOPT_TIMERDATA

Section: curl_multi_setopt options (3)
Updated: May 27, 2017
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NAME

CURLMOPT_TIMERDATA - custom pointer to pass to timer callback  

SYNOPSIS

#include <curl/curl.h>

CURLMcode curl_multi_setopt(CURLM *handle, CURLMOPT_TIMERDATA, void *pointer);
 

DESCRIPTION

A data pointer to pass to the timer callback set with the CURLMOPT_TIMERFUNCTION(3) option.

This pointer will not be touched by libcurl but will only be passed in to the timer callbacks's userp argument.  

DEFAULT

NULL  

PROTOCOLS

All  

EXAMPLE

static gboolean timeout_cb(gpointer user_data)
{
  int running;
  if(user_data) {
    g_free(user_data);
    curl_multi_setopt(curl_handle, CURLMOPT_TIMERDATA, NULL);
  }
  curl_multi_socket_action(multi, CURL_SOCKET_TIMEOUT, 0, &running);
  return G_SOURCE_REMOVE;
}

static int timerfunc(CURLM *multi, long timeout_ms, void *userp)
{
  guint *id = userp;

  if(id)
    g_source_remove(*id);

  /* -1 means we should just delete our timer. */
  if(timeout_ms == -1) {
    g_free(id);
    id = NULL;
  }
  else {
    if(!id)
      id = g_new(guint, 1);
    *id = g_timeout_add(timeout_ms, timeout_cb, id);
  }
  curl_multi_setopt(multi, CURLMOPT_TIMERDATA, id);
  return 0;
}

curl_multi_setopt(multi, CURLMOPT_TIMERFUNCTION, timerfunc);
 

AVAILABILITY

Added in 7.16.0  

RETURN VALUE

Returns CURLM_OK if the option is supported, and CURLM_UNKNOWN_OPTION if not.  

SEE ALSO

CURLMOPT_TIMERFUNCTION(3), CURLMOPT_SOCKETFUNCTION(3),


 

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