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CURLINFO_REQUEST_SIZE - Man Page

get size of sent request

Synopsis

#include <curl/curl.h>

CURLcode curl_easy_getinfo(CURL *handle, CURLINFO_REQUEST_SIZE, long *sizep);

Description

Pass a pointer to a long to receive the total size of the issued requests. This is so far only for HTTP requests. Note that this may be more than one request if CURLOPT_FOLLOWLOCATION(3) is enabled.

Protocols

All

Example

int main(void)
{
  CURL *curl = curl_easy_init();
  if(curl) {
    CURLcode res;
    curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "https://example.com");
    res = curl_easy_perform(curl);
    if(res == CURLE_OK) {
      long req;
      res = curl_easy_getinfo(curl, CURLINFO_REQUEST_SIZE, &req);
      if(!res)
        printf("Request size: %ld bytes\n", req);
    }
    curl_easy_cleanup(curl);
  }
}

Availability

Added in 7.4.1

Return Value

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

See Also

CURLINFO_HEADER_SIZE(3), CURLINFO_SIZE_DOWNLOAD_T(3), curl_easy_getinfo(3), curl_easy_setopt(3)

Referenced By

curl_easy_getinfo(3), CURLINFO_HEADER_SIZE(3).

2024-05-22 libcurl