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CURLOPT_MIMEPOST - set post/send data from mime structure

CURLOPT_MIMEPOST(3) curl_easy_setopt options CURLOPT_MIMEPOST(3)

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)
September 4, 2017 libcurl 7.56.1