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curl_easy_strerror - return string for error code

Name

curl_easy_strerror - return string describing error code

Synopsis

#include <curl/curl.h>
 
const char *curl_easy_strerror(CURLcode errornum);

Description

The curl_easy_strerror function returns a string describing the CURLcode error code passed in the argument errornum.

Typically applications also appreciate CURLOPT_ERRORBUFFER for more specific error descriptions generated at runtime.

Protocols

All

Example

int main(void)
{
  CURL *curl = curl_easy_init();
  if(curl) {
    CURLcode res;
    /* set options */
    /* Perform the entire transfer */
    res = curl_easy_perform(curl);
    /* Check for errors */
    if(res != CURLE_OK)
      fprintf(stderr, "curl_easy_perform() failed: %s\n",
              curl_easy_strerror(res));
  }
}

Availability

Added in curl 7.12.0

Return value

A pointer to a null-terminated string.

See also

curl_multi_strerror(3), curl_share_strerror(3), curl_url_strerror(3), libcurl-errors(3)

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