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Re: curl_mime_* API: how to send post request with empty body?

From: Christoph M. Becker via curl-library <>
Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 13:48:16 +0100

On 14.01.2021 at 16:36, Daniel Stenberg wrote:

> On Mon, 11 Jan 2021, Christoph M. Becker via curl-library wrote:
>> I wanted to send a post request with an empty body, and found that
>>    curl_easy_setopt(handle, CURLOPT_MIMEPOST, NULL);
>> allows me to do so.
> There are other ways to do it as well, like setting CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS
> to a zero length string.

Ah, of course. Thank you!

>> But it does not work to reset a formerly set mimepost, e.g.
> This is a bug. I filed it on GitHub:
> and created a pull request with a fix:

Wow, that was fast! I assume the fix will ship with cURL 7.76.0.

Received on 2021-01-15