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LibHTTP API Reference – httplib_read()

httplib_read( conn, buf, len );


Parameter Type Description
conn struct httplib_connection * A pointer referencing the connection
buf void * A pointer to the location where the received data can be stored
len size_t The maximum number of bytes to be stored in the buffer

Return Value

Type Description
int The number of read bytes, or a status indication


The function httplib_read() receives data over an existing connection. The data is handled as binary and is stored in a buffer whose address has been provided as a parameter. The function returns the number of read bytes when successful, the value 0 when the connection has been closed by peer and a negative value when no more data could be read from the connection.

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