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/* <DESC>
 * Show how to extract Location: header and URL to redirect to.
 * </DESC>
 */ 
#include <stdio.h>
#include <curl/curl.h>
 
int main(void)
{
  CURL *curl;
  CURLcode res;
  char *location;
  long response_code;
 
  curl = curl_easy_init();
  if(curl) {
    curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "https://example.com");
 
    /* example.com is redirected, figure out the redirection! */ 
 
    /* Perform the request, res will get the return code */ 
    res = curl_easy_perform(curl);
    /* Check for errors */ 
    if(res != CURLE_OK)
      fprintf(stderr, "curl_easy_perform() failed: %s\n",
              curl_easy_strerror(res));
    else {
      res = curl_easy_getinfo(curl, CURLINFO_RESPONSE_CODE, &response_code);
      if((res == CURLE_OK) &&
         ((response_code / 100) != 3)) {
        /* a redirect implies a 3xx response code */ 
        fprintf(stderr, "Not a redirect.\n");
      }
      else {
        res = curl_easy_getinfo(curl, CURLINFO_REDIRECT_URL, &location);
 
        if((res == CURLE_OK) && location) {
          /* This is the new absolute URL that you could redirect to, even if
           * the Location: response header may have been a relative URL. */ 
          printf("Redirected to: %s\n", location);
        }
      }
    }
 
    /* always cleanup */ 
    curl_easy_cleanup(curl);
  }
  return 0;
}