CURLOPT_NETRC(3) curl_easy_setopt options CURLOPT_NETRC(3)NAMECURLOPT_NETRC - request that .netrc is used
CURLcode curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_NETRC, long level);
This parameter controls the preference level of libcurl between using
user names and passwords from your ~/.netrc file, relative to user
names and passwords in the URL supplied with CURLOPT_URL(3).
libcurl uses a user name (and supplied or prompted password) supplied
with CURLOPT_USERPWD(3) or CURLOPT_USERNAME(3) in preference to any of
the options controlled by this parameter.
Only machine name, user name and password are taken into account (init
macros and similar things aren't supported).
libcurl does not verify that the file has the correct properties set
(as the standard Unix ftp client does). It should only be readable by
level should be set to one of the values described below.
The use of your ~/.netrc file is optional, and information in
the URL is to be preferred. The file will be scanned for the
host and user name (to find the password only) or for the host
only, to find the first user name and password after that
machine, which ever information is not specified in the URL.
Undefined values of the option will have this effect.
The library will ignore the file and use only the information in
This is the default.
This value tells the library that use of the file is required,
to ignore the information in the URL, and to search the file for
the host only.
SEE ALSOCURLOPT_USERPWD(3), CURLOPT_USERNAME(3),
libcurl 7.37.0 17 Jun 2014 CURLOPT_NETRC(3)