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CURLINFO_STARTTRANSFER_TIME(3) curl_easy_getinfo options CURLINFO_STARTTRANSFER_TIME(3)

NAME

CURLINFO_STARTTRANSFER_TIME - get the time until the first byte is received

SYNOPSIS

#include <curl/curl.h>
CURLcode curl_easy_getinfo(CURL *handle, CURLINFO_STARTTRANSFER_TIME,

double *timep);

DESCRIPTION

Pass a pointer to a double to receive the time, in seconds, it took from the start until the first byte is received by libcurl. This includes CURLINFO_PRETRANSFER_TIME(3) and also the time the server needs to calculate the result.

When a redirect is followed, the time from each request is added together.

See also the TIMES overview in the curl_easy_getinfo(3) man page.

PROTOCOLS

All

EXAMPLE

curl = curl_easy_init();
if(curl) {

double start;
curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, url);
res = curl_easy_perform(curl);
if(CURLE_OK == res) {
res = curl_easy_getinfo(curl, CURLINFO_STARTTRANSFER_TIME, &start);
if(CURLE_OK == res) {
printf("Time: %.1f", start);
}
}
/* always cleanup */
curl_easy_cleanup(curl); }

AVAILABILITY

Added in 7.9.2

RETURN VALUE

Returns CURLE_OK if the option is supported, and CURLE_UNKNOWN_OPTION if not.

SEE ALSO

curl_easy_getinfo(3), curl_easy_setopt(3), CURLINFO_STARTTRANSFER_TIME_T(3)

November 26, 2021 libcurl 7.82.0