CURLOPT_SSL_FALSESTART man page

CURLOPT_SSL_FALSESTART ā€” enable TLS false start

Synopsis

#include <curl/curl.h>

CURLcode curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_SSL_FALSESTART, long enable);

Description

Pass a long as parameter set to 1L to enable or 0 to disable.

This option determines whether libcurl should use false start during the TLS handshake. False start is a mode where a TLS client will start sending application data before verifying the server's Finished message, thus saving a round trip when performing a full handshake.

Default

0

Protocols

All TLS based protocols: HTTPS, FTPS, IMAPS, POP3S, SMTPS etc.

Example

CURL *curl = curl_easy_init();
if(curl) {
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "https://example.com");
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_SSL_FALSESTART, 1L);
  curl_easy_perform(curl);
}

Availability

Added in 7.42.0. This option is currently only supported by the NSS and Secure Transport (on iOS 7.0 or later, or OS X 10.9 or later) TLS backends.

Return Value

Returns CURLE_OK if false start is supported by the SSL backend, otherwise returns CURLE_NOT_BUILT_IN.

Referenced By

curl_easy_setopt(3).

May 15, 2017 libcurl 7.55.1 curl_easy_setopt options