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Re: Documentation of CURLOPT_NOBODY

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2003 09:50:55 +0200 (CEST)

On Thu, 16 Oct 2003, Joerg Mueller-Tolk wrote:

> I was searching the docu for an option to do a HTTP HEAD without GET and
> didn't find anything. The sources told me to use CURLOPT_NOBODY. Do you also
> think the following excerpt could be a bit more informative?
> A non-zero parameter tells the library to not include
> the body-part in the output. This is only relevant for
> protocols that have separate header and body parts.

I agree. I recently added the following line to the above description:

        "On HTTP(S) servers, this will make libcurl do a HEAD request."

 Daniel Stenberg -- curl: been grokking URLs since 1998
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Received on 2003-10-17