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CURLOPT_HTTP_TRANSFER_DECODING(3) curl_easy_setopt options CURLOPT_HTTP_TRANSFER_DECODING(3)

NAME

CURLOPT_HTTP_TRANSFER_DECODING - HTTP transfer decoding control

SYNOPSIS

#include <curl/curl.h>
CURLcode curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_HTTP_TRANSFER_DECODING,

long enabled);

DESCRIPTION

Pass a long to tell libcurl how to act on transfer decoding. If set to zero, transfer decoding will be disabled, if set to 1 it is enabled (default). libcurl does chunked transfer decoding by default unless this option is set to zero.

DEFAULT

1

PROTOCOLS

HTTP

EXAMPLE

CURL *curl = curl_easy_init();
if(curl) {

CURLcode ret;
curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "https://example.com/");
curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_HTTP_TRANSFER_DECODING, 0L);
ret = curl_easy_perform(curl); }

AVAILABILITY

Added in 7.16.2 Does not work with the hyper backend (it will always have transfer decoding enabled).

RETURN VALUE

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

SEE ALSO

CURLOPT_HTTP_CONTENT_DECODING(3), CURLOPT_ACCEPT_ENCODING(3),

October 22, 2021 libcurl 7.82.0