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Re: libcurl and ssl/tls/https

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Mon, 21 Dec 2009 22:50:46 +0100 (CET)

On Mon, 21 Dec 2009, Joshua McCracken wrote:

> I am a little bit confused about the options I can set with
> curl_easy_setopts(), and precisely which ones I would need. Looking at the
> example code present here:
> hasn't helped much. Do I really need to specify all of these options?

Need? No. Can? Yes!

You don't _need_ a single extra option for https://, just set the URL and go.
You may want to set one or two still though.

> More than likely, I'm just not understanding what little documentation I can
> find on this subject.

Well, please ask specific questions about what's unclear. AFAIK, every single
libcurl option is documented pretty clearly.

You are expected to read up on SSL/TLS and HTTPS technical details elsewhere.

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Received on 2009-12-21