CURLOPT_IOCTLDATA(3) Library Functions Manual CURLOPT_IOCTLDATA(3)

CURLOPT_IOCTLDATA - pointer passed to I/O callback

#include <curl/curl.h>
CURLcode curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_IOCTLDATA, void *pointer);

Pass the pointer that is untouched by libcurl and passed as the 3rd argument in the ioctl callback set with CURLOPT_IOCTLFUNCTION(3).

By default, the value of this parameter is NULL.

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#include <unistd.h> /* for lseek */
struct data {
  int fd; /* our file descriptor */
};
static curlioerr ioctl_callback(CURL *handle, int cmd, void *clientp)
{
  struct data *io = (struct data *)clientp;
  if(cmd == CURLIOCMD_RESTARTREAD) {
    lseek(io->fd, 0, SEEK_SET);
    return CURLIOE_OK;
  }
  return CURLIOE_UNKNOWNCMD;
}
int main(void)
{
  struct data ioctl_data;
  CURL *curl = curl_easy_init();
  if(curl) {
    curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_IOCTLFUNCTION, ioctl_callback);
    curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_IOCTLDATA, &ioctl_data);
  }
}

Added in 7.12.3. Deprecated since 7.18.0.

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

CURLOPT_IOCTLFUNCTION(3), CURLOPT_SEEKFUNCTION(3)

2024-05-22 libcurl