CURLOPT_AUTOREFERER

Section: curl_easy_setopt options (3)
Updated: May 05, 2017
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NAME

CURLOPT_AUTOREFERER - automatically update the referer header  

SYNOPSIS

#include <curl/curl.h>

CURLcode curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_AUTOREFERER, long autorefer);  

DESCRIPTION

Pass a parameter set to 1 to enable this. When enabled, libcurl will automatically set the Referer: header field in HTTP requests where it follows a Location: redirect.  

DEFAULT

0, disabled  

PROTOCOLS

HTTP  

EXAMPLE

CURL *curl = curl_easy_init();
if(curl) {
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "http://example.com/foo.bin");

  /* follow redirects */
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_FOLLOWLOCATION, 1L);

  /* set Referer: automatically when following redirects */
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_AUTOREFERER, 1L);

  ret = curl_easy_perform(curl);

  curl_easy_cleanup(curl);
}
 

AVAILABILITY

Along with HTTP  

RETURN VALUE

Returns CURLE_OK if HTTP is supported, and CURLE_UNKNOWN_OPTION if not.  

SEE ALSO

CURLOPT_REFERER(3), CURLOPT_FOLLOWLOCATION(3),


 

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SEE ALSO