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CURLOPT_STDERR - redirect stderr to another stream

CURLOPT_STDERR(3) curl_easy_setopt options CURLOPT_STDERR(3)

NAME

CURLOPT_STDERR - redirect stderr to another stream

SYNOPSIS

#include <curl/curl.h>
 
CURLcode curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_STDERR, FILE *stream);

DESCRIPTION

Pass a FILE * as parameter. Tell libcurl to use this stream instead of stderr when showing the progress meter and displaying CURLOPT_VERBOSE(3) data.

DEFAULT

stderr

PROTOCOLS

All

EXAMPLE

CURL *curl = curl_easy_init();
FILE *filep = fopen("dump", "wb");
if(curl) {
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "http://example.com");
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_STDERR, filep);
curl_easy_perform(curl); }

AVAILABILITY

Always

RETURN VALUE

Returns CURLE_OK

SEE ALSO

CURLOPT_VERBOSE(3), CURLOPT_NOPROGRESS(3),
February 3, 2016 libcurl 7.55.1