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Disables collecting data for Result functions.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
CURL 2.6 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "CURL.SetOptionFileOnlyMode"; curl; Value )   More


Parameter Description Example
curl The CURL session handle. $curl
Value Whether to write data to files only and avoid storing data in memory. 1


Returns "OK" on success or error message.


Disables collecting data for Result functions.
If you create file with CURL.CreateOutputFile you may want to have data only in file and avoid filling memory with data for the result functions.
Do not call this method while a transfer is running.


Write data only to file:

MBS( "CURL.SetOptionFileOnlyMode"; $curl; 1 )
MBS( "CURL.CreateOutputFile"; $curl; "/tmp/download.dat" )

Also record data in memory:

MBS( "CURL.CreateOutputFile"; $curl; "/tmp/download.dat" )
MBS( "CURL.SetOptionFileOnlyMode"; $curl; 0 )

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Created 18th August 2014, last changed 3th December 2021

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