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newbie question about receiving data

From: Howell, Andrew <>
Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2005 14:10:10 +0100


        first, thanks for cURL, libcurl etc.

I hope I've got the correct mailing list.

I'm trying to do a simple test with libcurl:

curl_easy_setopt(handle, CURLOPT_URL, 'url')

I'm using WinXP, with Jeff Phillips' libcurl-7.13.1-ssl-zlib-ares binary
I'm calling from a 16bit application through a 32bit thunking library and
unfortunately I don't think there is any way I can hook in a callback
function. Is there any way I can get a pointer to the received data in
memory? I don't want to fwrite a file. As I understand it, default behaviour
is for the output to be written to stdout but I don't know how I can read
that either.

Apart from that, everything seems to be working (the 'perform' call is
returning 0) but there's another odd thing. If I have the protocol at the
begging of the URL, (eg '' instead of
'') then curl_easy_perform() returns 6 -

Andrew Howell
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