CURLOPT_SOCKOPTDATA man page

CURLOPT_SOCKOPTDATA ā€” custom pointer to pass to sockopt callback

Synopsis

#include <curl/curl.h>

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

Description

Pass a pointer that will be untouched by libcurl and passed as the first argument in the sockopt callback set with CURLOPT_SOCKOPTFUNCTION(3).

Default

The default value of this parameter is NULL.

Protocols

All

Example

static int sockopt_callback(void *clientp, curl_socket_t curlfd,
                            curlsocktype purpose)
{
  int val = *(int *)clientp;
  setsockopt(curldfd, SOL_SOCKET, SO_RCVBUF, (const char *)&val, sizeof(val));
  return CURL_SOCKOPT_OK;
}

curl = curl_easy_init();
if(curl) {
  int recvbuffersize = 256 * 1024;

  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "http://example.com/");

  /* call this function to set options for the socket */
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_SOCKOPTFUNCTION, sockopt_callback);
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_SOCKOPTDATA, &recvbuffersize);

  res = curl_easy_perform(curl);

  curl_easy_cleanup(curl);
}

Availability

Added in 7.16.0

Return Value

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

See Also

CURLOPT_SOCKOPTFUNCTION(3), CURLOPT_OPENSOCKETFUNCTION(3),

Referenced By

curl_easy_setopt(3), CURLOPT_SOCKOPTFUNCTION(3).

May 15, 2017 libcurl 7.55.1 curl_easy_setopt options