CURLOPT_AUTOREFERER man page

CURLOPT_AUTOREFERER ā€” 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),

Referenced By

curl_easy_setopt(3).

May 05, 2017 libcurl 7.57.0 curl_easy_setopt options