CURLOPT_REQUEST_TARGET

Section: curl_easy_setopt options (3)
Updated: June 21, 2017
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NAME

CURLOPT_REQUEST_TARGET - specify an alternative target for this request  

SYNOPSIS

#include <curl/curl.h>

CURLcode curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_REQUEST_TARGET, string);  

DESCRIPTION

Pass a char * to string which libcurl uses in the upcoming request instead of the path as extracted from the URL.  

DEFAULT

NULL  

PROTOCOLS

HTTP  

EXAMPLE

curl = curl_easy_init();
if(curl) {
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "http://example.com/*");
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_CUSTOMREQUEST, "OPTIONS");

  /* issue an OPTIONS * request (no leading slash) */
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_REQUEST_TARGET, "*");

  /* Perform the request */
  curl_easy_perform(curl);
}
 

AVAILABILITY

Added in 7.55.0  

RETURN VALUE

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

SEE ALSO

CURLOPT_CUSTOMREQUEST(3), CURLOPT_HTTPGET(3),


 

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