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CURLOPT_REQUEST_TARGET - specify an alternative target for this request

CURLOPT_REQUEST_TARGET(3) curl_easy_setopt options CURLOPT_REQUEST_TARGET(3)

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),
June 21, 2017 libcurl 7.55.1