curl_version - Man Page

returns the libcurl version string

Synopsis

#include <curl/curl.h>

char *curl_version( );

Description

Returns a human readable string with the version number of libcurl and some of its important components (like OpenSSL version).

We recommend using curl_version_info(3) instead!

Example

printf("libcurl version %s\n", curl_version());

Availability

Always

Return Value

A pointer to a null-terminated string. The string resides in a statically allocated buffer and must not be freed by the caller.

See Also

curl_version_info(3)

Referenced By

curl_version_info(3).

November 04, 2021 libcurl 7.80.0 libcurl Manual