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Re: curl: argument list too long

From: Shane Russo <>
Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2004 09:28:48 +1000

I must be blind, as I thought I had RTM.

Thanks for the help!!!!!


>Shane Russo wrote:
>>Is there a workaround for this (can I load the arguments in via a file and
>>get around the argument list limit in that way?)
>Famous saying: "If all else fails, try the manual". :-)
>Quote from the man page:
>"If you start the data with the letter @, the rest should be a file name to
>read the data from, or - if you want curl to read the data from stdin. The
>contents of the file must already be url-encoded. Multiple files can also
>be specified. Posting data from a file named 'foobar' would thus be done
>with --data @foobar."
>So, put the data in a file, and use -d @<filename>.

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Received on 2004-07-21