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Id: 70252
Status: resolved
Priority: 0/
Queue: libwww-perl

Owner: Nobody in particular
Requestors: justincase [...]

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Subject: Don't download entire response content if headers indicate response is a redirect
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Since request() only examines the headers to determine if it is a redirect, it should not have to download the entire response content before taking action (making request for redirect or calling response_redirect handler).

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