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RE: How to post file data?

From: Broekhuis,Robert R. <>
Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2006 08:33:48 -0400

Indeed, quite odd. But it works - thanks for the pointer!

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[] On Behalf Of Daniel Stenberg
Sent: Wednesday, July 19, 2006 6:22 AM
To: curl with PHP
Subject: Re: How to post file data?

On Tue, 18 Jul 2006, Broekhuis,Robert R. wrote:

> I'm trying to write a script for automatic uploading of file data to a

> remote server (form using enctype=multipart/formdata). For ordinary
> POST forms, I just format the header data as if it were a querystring,

> and provide it as the POSTDATA parameter. Where can I read about how
> to format this parameter for file upload data?

That is strangely undocumented in the PHP/CURL world. And if you ask me,
it is done in a weird way. Here's one example at least:

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