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CURLINFO_PRETRANSFER_TIME(3)                         curl_easy_getinfo options

NAME

CURLINFO_PRETRANSFER_TIME - get the time until the file transfer start

SYNOPSIS

#include <curl/curl.h> CURLcode curl_easy_getinfo(CURL *handle, CURLINFO_PRETRANSFER_TIME, double *timep);

DESCRIPTION

Pass a pointer to a double to receive the time, in seconds, it took from the start until the file transfer is just about to begin. This includes all pre-transfer commands and negotiations that are specific to the particular protocol(s) involved. It does not involve the sending of the protocol- specific request that triggers a transfer. See also the TIMES overview in the curl_easy_getinfo(3) man page.

PROTOCOLS

All

EXAMPLE

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

AVAILABILITY

Added in 7.4.1

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_PRETRANSFER_TIME_T(3) libcurl 7.65.1 May 17, 2018 CURLINFO_PRETRANSFER_TIME(3)

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