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curl_easy_strerror(3) libcurl Manual curl_easy_strerror(3)

NAME

curl_easy_strerror - return string describing error code

SYNOPSIS

#include <curl/curl.h>
const char *curl_easy_strerror(CURLcode errornum);

DESCRIPTION

The curl_easy_strerror(3) function returns a string describing the CURLcode error code passed in the argument errornum.

Typically applications also appreciate CURLOPT_ERRORBUFFER(3) for more specific error descriptions generated at runtime.

EXAMPLE


/* Perform the request, res will get the return code */
res = curl_easy_perform(curl);
/* Check for errors */
if(res != CURLE_OK)
fprintf(stderr, "curl_easy_perform() failed: %s\n",
curl_easy_strerror(res));

AVAILABILITY

This function was added in libcurl 7.12.0

RETURN VALUE

A pointer to a null-terminated string.

SEE ALSO

libcurl-errors(3), curl_multi_strerror(3), curl_share_strerror(3), curl_url_strerror(3)

May 17, 2022 libcurl 7.84.0