CURLOPT_MIMEPOST - Man Page

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 email data to send/upload.

This option is the preferred way of posting an HTTP form, replacing and extending the CURLOPT_HTTPPOST(3) option.

Protocols

HTTP, SMTP, IMAP.

Example

 curl_mime *multipart = curl_mime_init(handle);
 curl_mimepart *part = curl_mime_addpart(multipart);
 curl_mime_name(part, "name");
 curl_mime_data(part, "daniel", CURL_ZERO_TERMINATED);
 part = curl_mime_addpart(multipart);
 curl_mime_name(part, "project");
 curl_mime_data(part, "curl", CURL_ZERO_TERMINATED);
 part = curl_mime_addpart(multipart);
 curl_mime_name(part, "logotype-image");
 curl_mime_filedata(part, "curl.png");

 /* Set the form info */
 curl_easy_setopt(handle, CURLOPT_MIMEPOST, multipart);

 curl_easy_perform(handle); /* post away! */

 curl_mime_free(multipart); /* free the post data */

Availability

Added in 7.56.0

Return Value

This will return CURLE_OK.

See Also

curl_mime_init(3)

Referenced By

curl_easy_setopt(3), curl_mime_free(3), curl_mime_init(3), CURLOPT_HTTPHEADER(3), CURLOPT_HTTPPOST(3), CURLOPT_MIME_OPTIONS(3), CURLOPT_NOBODY(3), CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS(3), libcurl-tutorial(3).

October 12, 2022 libcurl 7.86.0 curl_easy_setopt options