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curl_easy_cleanup(3)            libcurl Manual            curl_easy_cleanup(3)


       curl_easy_cleanup - End a libcurl easy handle


       #include <curl/curl.h>

       curl_easy_cleanup(3) *handle);


       This function must be the last function to call for an easy session. It
       is the opposite of the curl_easy_init(3) function and  must  be  called
       with the same handle as input that a curl_easy_init(3) call returned.

       This  might close all connections this handle has used and possibly has
       kept open until now - unless it was attached to a  multi  handle  while
       doing the transfers. Don't call this function if you intend to transfer
       more files, re-using handles is a key to good performance with libcurl.

       Occasionally  you  may  get  your  progress callback or header callback
       called from within curl_easy_cleanup(3) (if previously set for the han-
       dle  using  curl_easy_setopt(3)).  Like if libcurl decides to shut down
       the connection and the protocol is of  a  kind  that  requires  a  com-
       mand/response  sequence  before  disconnect. Examples of such protocols
       are FTP, POP3 and IMAP.

       Any use of the handle after this function  has  been  called  and  have
       returned,  is  illegal.  curl_easy_cleanup(3)  kills the handle and all
       memory associated with it!

       Passing in a NULL pointer in handle  will  make  this  function  return
       immediately with no action.


       For  libcurl  versions before 7.17,: after you've called this function,
       you can safely remove all the strings you've previously told libcurl to
       use, as it won't use them anymore now.




       CURL *curl = curl_easy_init();
       if(curl) {
         CURLcode res;
         curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "");
         res = curl_easy_perform(curl);


       curl_easy_init(3),      curl_easy_duphandle(3),     curl_easy_reset(3),
       curl_multi_cleanup(3), curl_multi_remove_handle(3)

libcurl 7.61.1                  August 09, 2018           curl_easy_cleanup(3)

curl 7.61.1 - Generated Thu Sep 6 18:24:44 CDT 2018
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