CURLOPT_MIMEPOST

Section: curl_easy_setopt options (3)
Updated: September 04, 2017
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NAME

CURLOPT_MIMEPOST - set post/send data from mime structure  

SYNOPSIS

#include <curl/curl.h>

curl_mime *mime;

CURLcode curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_MIMEPOST, mime);
 

DESCRIPTION

Pass a mime handle previously obtained from curl_mime_init(3).

This setting is supported by the HTTP protocol to post forms and by the SMTP and IMAP protocols to provide the e-mail data to send/upload.

This option is the preferred way of posting an HTTP form, replacing and extending the deprecated CURLOPT_HTTPPOST(3) option.  

PROTOCOLS

HTTP, SMTP, IMAP.  

AVAILABILITY

Since 7.56.0.  

RETURN VALUE

This will return CURLE_OK.  

EXAMPLE

Using this option implies the use of several mime structure building functions: see https://curl.haxx.se/libcurl/c/smtp-mime.html for a complete example.  

SEE ALSO

curl_mime_init(3)


 

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