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CURLMOPT_SOCKETFUNCTION(3)                           curl_multi_setopt options


CURLMOPT_SOCKETFUNCTION - callback informed about what to wait for


#include <curl/curl.h> int socket_callback(CURL *easy, /* easy handle */ curl_socket_t s, /* socket */ int what, /* describes the socket */ void *userp, /* private callback pointer */ void *socketp); /* private socket pointer */ CURLMcode curl_multi_setopt(CURLM *handle, CURLMOPT_SOCKETFUNCTION, socket_callback);


Pass a pointer to your callback function, which should match the prototype shown above. When the curl_multi_socket_action(3) function runs, it informs the application about updates in the socket (file descriptor) status by doing none, one, or multiple calls to the socket_callback. The callback gets status updates with changes since the previous time the callback was called. If the given callback pointer is NULL, no callback will be called. Set the callback's userp argument with CURLMOPT_SOCKETDATA(3). See curl_multi_socket_action(3) for more details on how the callback is used and should work. The what parameter informs the callback on the status of the given socket. It can hold one of these values: CURL_POLL_IN Wait for incoming data. For the socket to become readable. CURL_POLL_OUT Wait for outgoing data. For the socket to become writable. CURL_POLL_INOUT Wait for incoming and outgoing data. For the socket to become readable or writable. CURL_POLL_REMOVE The specified socket/file descriptor is no longer used by libcurl.


NULL (no callback)




static int sock_cb(CURL *e, curl_socket_t s, int what, void *cbp, void *sockp) { GlobalInfo *g = (GlobalInfo*) cbp; SockInfo *fdp = (SockInfo*) sockp; if(what == CURL_POLL_REMOVE) { remsock(fdp); } else { if(!fdp) { addsock(s, e, what, g); } else { setsock(fdp, s, e, what, g); } } return 0; } main() { GlobalInfo setup; /* ... use socket callback and custom pointer */ curl_multi_setopt(multi, CURLMOPT_SOCKETFUNCTION, sock_cb); curl_multi_setopt(multi, CURLMOPT_SOCKETDATA, &setup); }


Added in 7.15.4


Returns CURLM_OK.


CURLMOPT_SOCKETDATA(3), curl_multi_socket_action(3), CURLMOPT_TIMERFUNCTION(3) libcurl 7.65.1 September 23, 2018 CURLMOPT_SOCKETFUNCTION(3)

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