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CURLOPT_CLOSESOCKETDATA - Man Page

pointer passed to the socket close callback

Synopsis

#include <curl/curl.h>

CURLcode curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_CLOSESOCKETDATA,
                          void *pointer);

Description

Pass a pointer that remains untouched by libcurl and passed as the first argument in the closesocket callback set with CURLOPT_CLOSESOCKETFUNCTION(3).

Default

The default value of this parameter is NULL.

Protocols

All

Example

struct priv {
  void *custom;
};

static int closesocket(void *clientp, curl_socket_t item)
{
  struct priv *my = clientp;
  printf("our ptr: %p\n", my->custom);

  printf("libcurl wants to close %d now\n", (int)item);
  return 0;
}

int main(void)
{
  struct priv myown;
  CURL *curl = curl_easy_init();

  /* call this function to close sockets */
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_CLOSESOCKETFUNCTION, closesocket);
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_CLOSESOCKETDATA, &myown);

  curl_easy_perform(curl);
  curl_easy_cleanup(curl);
}

Availability

Added in 7.21.7

Return Value

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

See Also

CURLOPT_CLOSESOCKETFUNCTION(3), CURLOPT_OPENSOCKETFUNCTION(3)

Referenced By

curl_easy_setopt(3), CURLOPT_CLOSESOCKETFUNCTION(3), libcurl-symbols(3).

2024-05-22 libcurl