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curl_multi_init(3) libcurl Manual curl_multi_init(3)

NAME

curl_multi_init - create a multi handle

SYNOPSIS

#include <curl/curl.h>
CURLM *curl_multi_init();

DESCRIPTION

This function returns a CURLM handle to be used as input to all the other multi-functions, sometimes referred to as a multi handle in some places in the documentation. This init call MUST have a corresponding call to curl_multi_cleanup(3) when the operation is complete.

EXAMPLE

/* init a multi stack */
multi_handle = curl_multi_init();
/* add individual transfers */
curl_multi_add_handle(multi_handle, http_handle);
curl_multi_add_handle(multi_handle, http_handle2);

AVAILABILITY

Added in 7.9.6

RETURN VALUE

If this function returns NULL, something went wrong and you cannot use the other curl functions.

SEE ALSO

curl_multi_cleanup(3),curl_global_init(3),curl_easy_init(3)

January 4, 2022 libcurl 7.82.0