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Re: libcurl not returning all data

From: Andrew Ingram <>
Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2003 17:35:51 +0000

Many thanks. I will do this and see what happens.

I have done another test since. I have run both libcurl and curl command
line with the verbose option set as you suggest. They are identical
(apart from the missing data returned) except for:
1) user agent string - I'm assured that they dont insist on this but I
will try with it later
2) Content-Length. Curl had this as 207 whereas my libcurl program had
162 - and it's the same file I'm sending. is there some kind of encoding
that has to be done that command line curl does automatically?
3) content type boundary differs - as you'd expect

And thats it! The only differences. The content length seems a bit fishy
to me though. Does this give you any more clues?


On Wed, 2003-12-10 at 14:25, Daniel Stenberg wrote:
> On Tue, 9 Dec 2003, Andrew Ingram wrote:
> > You mentioned in a previous email the command line program uses an agent
> > string whilst libcurl does not. Can you point me towards an example of how I
> > can do this?
> The man page:
> And how the curl tool sets the string:
> > Do you have any other ideas what it might be?
> Not really. Try setting VERBOSE in your program and use the command line's -v
> option and compare how the requests are made to the site.

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Received on 2003-12-10