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Re: Send post data without recieving contents

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2007 09:16:20 +0200 (CEST)

On Sun, 19 Aug 2007, Brandon wrote:

> I want to post data to a website, but I don't want it to transfer the
> contents of the page back to my script, at all really. Is this possible?
> CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER doesn't seem to do what I want.

CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER doesn't exist in libcurl, that's an option the PHP/CURL
binding introduced and supports.

With libcurl, you either:

a) just discard the data in a write callback but that will still get the
    response downloaded.


b) you return a failure from the write callback so that the transfer is

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