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Re: Transmitting csrf-token in the body

From: Paul Gilmartin via curl-users <>
Date: Wed, 3 Feb 2021 06:59:13 -0700

On 2021-02-03, at 06:44:26, Daniel Stenberg via curl-users wrote:
> First, let me say that none of this is actually curl problems.
> This is just a matter of using shell (quoting) and a remote API and curl just does what you ask it.
>> (one difference to the guidance above was that I had to escape the & in the last line to get it function)
> That's because a bare '&' has a special meaning to shells.
> ...
I often use command substitution to avoid shell behavior,
particularly when pasting a URL:
    curl [ options ] "$( cat )"

-- gil

Received on 2021-02-03