CURLOPT_REQUEST_TARGET man page

CURLOPT_REQUEST_TARGET ā€” 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),

Referenced By

curl_easy_setopt(3), CURLOPT_CUSTOMREQUEST(3), CURLOPT_NOBODY(3).

June 21, 2017 libcurl 7.57.0 curl_easy_setopt options