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CURLOPT_HTTP_CONTENT_DECODING(3) curl_easy_setopt options CURLOPT_HTTP_CONTENT_DECODING(3)

NAME

CURLOPT_HTTP_CONTENT_DECODING - enable/disable HTTP content decoding

SYNOPSIS

#include <curl/curl.h>
CURLcode curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_HTTP_CONTENT_DECODING,
                          long enabled);

DESCRIPTION

Pass a long to tell libcurl how to act on content decoding. If set to zero, content decoding will be disabled. If set to 1 it is enabled. Libcurl has no default content decoding but requires you to use CURLOPT_ACCEPT_ENCODING(3) for that.

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_CONTENT_DECODING, 0L);
  ret = curl_easy_perform(curl);
}

AVAILABILITY

Added in 7.16.2

RETURN VALUE

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

SEE ALSO

CURLOPT_STDERR(3), CURLOPT_DEBUGFUNCTION(3), CURLOPT_ACCEPT_ENCODING(3)
May 31, 2017 libcurl 7.65.3