CURLOPT_MAX_RECV_SPEED_LARGE

Section: curl_easy_setopt options (3)
Updated: May 30, 2017
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NAME

CURLOPT_MAX_RECV_SPEED_LARGE - rate limit data download speed  

SYNOPSIS

#include <curl/curl.h>

CURLcode curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_MAX_RECV_SPEED_LARGE,
                          curl_off_t speed);
 

DESCRIPTION

Pass a curl_off_t as parameter. If a download exceeds this speed (counted in bytes per second) the transfer will pause to keep the speed less than or equal to the parameter value. Defaults to unlimited speed.

This option doesn't affect transfer speeds done with FILE:// URLs.  

DEFAULT

0, disabled  

PROTOCOLS

All but file://  

EXAMPLE

CURL *curl = curl_easy_init();
if(curl) {
  CURLcode ret;
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "https://example.com/");
  /* cap the download speed to 31415 bytes/sec */
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_MAX_RECV_SPEED_LARGE, (curl_off_t)31415);
  ret = curl_easy_perform(curl);
}
 

AVAILABILITY

Added in 7.15.5  

RETURN VALUE

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

SEE ALSO

CURLOPT_MAX_SEND_SPEED_LARGE(3), CURLOPT_LOW_SPEED_LIMIT(3),


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
DEFAULT
PROTOCOLS
EXAMPLE
AVAILABILITY
RETURN VALUE
SEE ALSO