Currently when parsing HTTP response, you do not get the original response.
For example, "Transfer-Encoding: chunked\r\n" header is removed, and Body
is wrapped with chunkedReader.

Usually this is exactly what the user wants, but sometimes it's important
to just parse the response verbatim.

My specific use case is HTTPS mitm proxy, which reads an HTTP request from
the server, and writes it back to the client:


I don't see a way to get the Content-Length of the original HTTP response
without resorting to reflection or similar heresy. I resorted to just write
everything with chunked encoding, but it's silly since I already have
everything I need to just deliver the response to the client.

And I do want to use the parsing code in net/http, there's no reason to
duplicate it.

Is there a way to do that I'm missing?

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