CURLOPT_RESUME_FROM_LARGE

Section: curl_easy_setopt options (3)
Updated: February 03, 2016
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NAME

CURLOPT_RESUME_FROM_LARGE - set a point to resume transfer from  

SYNOPSIS

#include <curl/curl.h>

CURLcode curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_RESUME_FROM_LARGE,
                          curl_off_t from);
 

DESCRIPTION

Pass a curl_off_t as parameter. It contains the offset in number of bytes that you want the transfer to start from. Set this option to 0 to make the transfer start from the beginning (effectively disabling resume). For FTP, set this option to -1 to make the transfer start from the end of the target file (useful to continue an interrupted upload).

When doing uploads with FTP, the resume position is where in the local/source file libcurl should try to resume the upload from and it will then append the source file to the remote target file.  

DEFAULT

0, not used  

PROTOCOLS

HTTP, FTP, SFTP, FILE  

EXAMPLE

CURL *curl = curl_easy_init();
if(curl) {
  curl_off_t resume_position = GET_IT_SOMEHOW;
  curl_off_t file_size = GET_IT_SOMEHOW_AS_WELL;

  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "ftp://example.com");

  /* resuming upload at this position, possibly beyond 2GB */
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_RESUME_FROM_LARGE, resume_position);

  /* ask for upload */
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_UPLOAD, 1L);

  /* set total data amount to expect */
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_INFILESIZE_LARGE, file_size);

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

AVAILABILITY

Added in 7.11.0  

RETURN VALUE

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

SEE ALSO

CURLOPT_RESUME_FROM(3), CURLOPT_RANGE(3), CURLOPT_INFILESIZE_LARGE(3),


 

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