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Re: Disabling the Expect 100 HTTP Header

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2005 07:50:58 +0200 (CEST)

On Tue, 21 Jun 2005, Leigh Mahoney wrote:

> I also use the -o switch to write output to a file (this I use to check for
> success). Since I have implemented the fix however I never seem to get any
> output by using the -o switch. I was expecting maybe a HTTP/1.1 200 OK to be
> written to the output file (as previously without the -H "Expect:" command I
> was seeing 'HTTP/1.1 100 Continue' being outputted to that file.

No output at all? Then something is very wrong. Can you show us a full
--trace-ascii output from such a post?

> Are there other ways to determine the success of your POST in a scripted
> environment, or am I doing something wrong here?

Try -w details or simply by checking the exit code from curl.

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