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Using libcurl: follow redirect and get header only

Let’s look at a sample code first(I use the WWW::Curl perl module here, the idea is the same for other language). #!/usr/bin/perl use warnings; use strict; use WWW::Curl::Easy; my $url = ‘http://search.cpan.org/CPAN/authors/id/L/LO/LORN/LWP-Curl-0.09.tar.gz'; my $resp_body; #Get file length via HTTP HEAD … Continue reading

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