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CURLINFO_HEADER_SIZE explained

Name

CURLINFO_HEADER_SIZE - get size of retrieved headers

Synopsis

#include <curl/curl.h>
 
CURLcode curl_easy_getinfo(CURL *handle, CURLINFO_HEADER_SIZE, long *sizep);

Description

Pass a pointer to a long to receive the total size of all the headers received. Measured in number of bytes.

The total includes the size of any received headers suppressed by CURLOPT_SUPPRESS_CONNECT_HEADERS.

Protocols

All

Example

CURL *curl = curl_easy_init();
if(curl) {
  CURLcode res;
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "https://example.com");
  res = curl_easy_perform(curl);
  if(res == CURLE_OK) {
    long size;
    res = curl_easy_getinfo(curl, CURLINFO_HEADER_SIZE, &size);
    if(!res)
      printf("Header size: %ld bytes\n", size);
  }
  curl_easy_cleanup(curl);
}

Availability

Added in 7.4.1

Return value

Returns CURLE_OK if the option is supported, and CURLE_UNKNOWN_OPTION if not.

See also

curl_easy_getinfo(3), curl_easy_setopt(3), CURLINFO_REQUEST_SIZE(3), CURLINFO_SIZE_DOWNLOAD(3),

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