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CURLOPT_AUTOREFERER(3) curl_easy_setopt options CURLOPT_AUTOREFERER(3)

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 to the full URL 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, "https://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),

November 26, 2021 libcurl 7.81.0