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How to read the file using the URL?Using URLDownloadToFile. Want to read the file and saving it in a variable instead of saving the file in hard disk?
Posted 23-May-11 18:57pm
S Mewara 24-May-11 1:41am
Any effort?
Gokulnath007 24-May-11 1:57am
I have used URLDownloadToFile and downloaded the file to hard disk, but i just want to read the contents of the file instead of saving to the system.
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Solution 1

In a overlapped operation:

Call WSASend[^] with lpBuffers point to the file you want to download, for example:

WSABUF sendBuf;
sendBuf.buf = "GET /index.html HTTP/1.1\r\n\r\n";
sendBuf.len = strlen( sendBuf.buf );
WSASend( sock, &sendBuf, 1, &dwBytes, 0, &recvOv, SendComplete );

And process the buffer in your lpCompletionRoutine callback
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Solution 2

Hi Gokulnath,

As per your comments one way is
1) Read the file that you download in a buffer and than delete it.
2) I am not sure about this but I found one API

InternetReadFile ->[^]

Example ->[^]

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