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CURLOPT_INFILESIZE_LARGE(3)curl_easy_setopt optionsCURLOPT_INFILESIZE_LARGE(3)

NAME
       CURLOPT_INFILESIZE_LARGE	- set size of the input	file to	send off

SYNOPSIS
       #include	<curl/curl.h>

       CURLcode	curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_INFILESIZE_LARGE,
				 curl_off_t filesize);

DESCRIPTION
       When uploading a	file to	a remote site, filesize	should be used to tell
       libcurl what the	expected size of the input file	is. This value must be
       passed as a curl_off_t.

       For uploading using SCP,	this option or CURLOPT_INFILESIZE(3) is	manda-
       tory.

       To unset	this value again, set it to -1.

       When sending emails using SMTP, this command can	be used	to specify the
       optional	SIZE parameter for the MAIL FROM command.

       This option does	not limit how much data	libcurl	will actually send, as
       that is controlled entirely by what  the	 read  callback	 returns,  but
       telling one value and sending a different amount	may lead to errors.

DEFAULT
       Unset

PROTOCOLS
       Many

EXAMPLE
       CURL *curl = curl_easy_init();
       if(curl)	{
	 curl_off_t uploadsize = FILE_SIZE;

	 curl_easy_setopt(curl,	CURLOPT_URL, "ftp://example.com/destination.tar.gz");

	 curl_easy_setopt(curl,	CURLOPT_UPLOAD,	1L);

	 curl_easy_setopt(curl,	CURLOPT_INFILESIZE_LARGE, uploadsize);

	 curl_easy_perform(curl);
       }

AVAILABILITY
       SMTP support added in 7.23.0

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

SEE ALSO
       CURLOPT_INFILESIZE(3), CURLOPT_UPLOAD(3),

libcurl	7.72.0			March 23, 2020	   CURLOPT_INFILESIZE_LARGE(3)

NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | DEFAULT | PROTOCOLS | EXAMPLE | AVAILABILITY | RETURN VALUE | SEE ALSO

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