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NAME

       curl_easy_recv - receives raw data on an "easy" connection

SYNOPSIS

       #include <curl/easy.h>

       CURLcode curl_easy_recv( CURL *curl, void *buffer, size_t buflen, size_t *n);

DESCRIPTION

       This  function  receives raw data from the established connection. You may use it together
       with curl_easy_send(3) to implement custom protocols using libcurl. This functionality can
       be particularly useful if you use proxies and/or SSL encryption: libcurl will take care of
       proxy negotiation and connection set-up.

       buffer is a pointer to your buffer that will get the received data. buflen is the  maximum
       amount  of  data  you  can  get  in that buffer. The variable n points to will receive the
       number of received bytes.

       To  establish   the   connection,   set   CURLOPT_CONNECT_ONLY   option   before   calling
       curl_easy_perform(3).  Note  that curl_easy_recv(3) does not work on connections that were
       created without this option.

       You must ensure that the  socket  has  data  to  read  before  calling  curl_easy_recv(3),
       otherwise  the  call  will  return  CURLE_AGAIN  - the socket is used in non-blocking mode
       internally. Use curl_easy_getinfo(3) with CURLINFO_LASTSOCKET to obtain  the  socket;  use
       your operating system facilities like select(2) to check if it has any data you can read.

AVAILABILITY

       Added in 7.18.2.

RETURN VALUE

       On  success,  returns  CURLE_OK,  stores  the received data into buffer, and the number of
       bytes it actually read into *n.

       On failure, returns the appropriate error code.

       If there is no data to read, the function returns CURLE_AGAIN. Use your  operating  system
       facilities to wait until the data is ready, and retry.

EXAMPLE

       See sendrecv.c in docs/examples directory for usage example.

SEE ALSO

       curl_easy_setopt(3), curl_easy_perform(3), curl_easy_getinfo(3), curl_easy_send(3)