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differences between curl command line and firefox address bar ?

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Hi everyone,

I've been trying for a while to post a form on a website using curl... Many pages work, but one in particular seems to lose a select value...

<form action="target.php" method='post'>
<select name="id">
<option value='13' selected>A </option>
<option value='24'>B </option>
<input type="submit" value="Change">

Unless it's POST, the target page seems flexible to GET as well, since typing "target.php?id=13" produces the right behaviour...

However, if I do
curl -F "id=13" target.php
curl target.php?id=13

I get a different behaviour, that shows that the id is not set right...

Do you have any idea on what could differ ? I don't think it's related to cookies, since I already have them set (and working for the rest of the site) in the real command line...


Mar 16 '07 #1
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Expert 100+
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I don't think this is an HTML question. Let me dig up one of our members who knows curl.
Mar 17 '07 #2

Expert 100+
P: 534
I wonder how curl -d "id=13" target.php would work for you.
Mar 17 '07 #3

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