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NAME

       CURLOPT_WILDCARDMATCH - enable directory wildcard transfers

SYNOPSIS

       #include <curl/curl.h>

       CURLcode curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_WILDCARDMATCH, long onoff);

DESCRIPTION

       Set  onoff  to  1 if you want to transfer multiple files according to a file name pattern.
       The pattern can be specified as part of the CURLOPT_URL(3) option, using  an  fnmatch-like
       pattern (Shell Pattern Matching) in the last part of URL (file name).

       By  default,  libcurl  uses its internal wildcard matching implementation. You can provide
       your own matching function by the CURLOPT_FNMATCH_FUNCTION(3) option.

       A brief introduction of its syntax follows:

              * - ASTERISK
                     ftp://example.com/some/path/*.txt (for all txt's from the root directory)

              ? - QUESTION MARK
                     Question mark matches any (exactly one) character.

                     ftp://example.com/some/path/photo?.jpeg

              [ - BRACKET EXPRESSION
                     The left bracket opens a bracket expression. The question mark and  asterisk
                     have  no  special  meaning  in a bracket expression. Each bracket expression
                     ends by the right bracket and matches exactly one character.  Some  examples
                     follow:

                     [a-zA-Z0-9] or [f-gF-G] - character interval

                     [abc] - character enumeration

                     [^abc] or [!abc] - negation

                     [[:name:]]  class  expression.  Supported  classes  are  alnum,lower, space,
                     alpha, digit, print, upper, blank, graph, xdigit.

                     [][-!^] - special case - matches only '-',  ']',  '[',  '!'  or  '^'.  These
                     characters have no special purpose.

                     [\[\]\\] - escape syntax. Matches '[', ']' or '\'.

                     Using the rules above, a file name pattern can be constructed:

                     ftp://example.com/some/path/[a-z[:upper:]\\].jpeg

PROTOCOLS

       This feature is only supported for FTP download.

EXAMPLE

       See https://curl.haxx.se/libcurl/c/ftp-wildcard.html

AVAILABILITY

       Added in 7.21.0

RETURN VALUE

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

SEE ALSO

       CURLOPT_FNMATCH_FUNCTION(3), CURLOPT_URL(3),