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Re: HTTP client as new child process

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2013 10:53:40 +0100 (CET)

On Tue, 19 Feb 2013, Ajay Tanpure wrote:

> I have used the ubuntu 12.04 LTS.

Which libcurl version is that?

> I have created the new child process using fork() system call.
> I get data from parent process to child using pipe.
> But curl_global_init() function didn't work because of which other curl
> functions like curl_setopt(), curl_init() didn't work.

Those two latter ones are not libcurl functions, they look like PHP functions.

What do you mean with they "didn't work" ? What exactly happens?

> global_init function is called in child process (i.e pid == 0).
> Can anyone tell me how to make curl function work in child process.

Can you please show us an example program that shows your problem?

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Received on 2013-02-19