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Re: POST Request with non-null-terminated string

From: Daniel Stenberg via curl-library <>
Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2021 17:17:24 +0200 (CEST)

On Fri, 23 Apr 2021, Milen Nikolov via curl-library wrote:

> I'm using libcurl in C++ and I have to make a post request to a server,
> containing a string in the body section. Another -condition is that I have
> to specify the content-type as octet-stream. I've set the header,
> authentication and so on, but there is one problem: the curl function
> (CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS) takes as argument a c-string. In my string there are
> also NUL characters, which have to be sent. When I try sending the request
> the body is truncated at the first NUL chararcter.

Set CURLOPT_POSTFIELDSIZE to the size of the data and it will not do strlen()
to figure out the size.

I also just filed to clarify this

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Received on 2021-04-23