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Re: FOLLOWLOCATION - notify caller if followed

From: Dan Fandrich <>
Date: Wed, 9 Mar 2011 15:38:11 -0800

On Wed, Mar 09, 2011 at 06:22:35PM -0500, Pankaj Takawale wrote:
> I've setup CURLOPT_FOLLOWLOCATION curl option.
> Is there any way to know whether curl_easy_perform has followed new location
> due to http return code 302.
> If not, could you please point me to source code file/function where I can
> employ one callback routine to notify caller about such scenario.

There are several ways to do this. Your code can get CURLINFO_EFFECTIVE_URL
after the transfer, and if it doesn't match what was provided, then
a redirect was followed (or use CURLINFO_REDIRECT_COUNT or
CURLINFO_REDIRECT_URL to do something similar). Or, the code can install
a header callback and watch the HTTP responses as they are received. Or,
it can disable CURLOPT_FOLLOWLOCATION altogether and handle redirects

>>> Dan
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Received on 2011-03-10