segmented parallel ftp downloads
Date: Sat, 17 Nov 2001 12:45:12 +0530
I am using libcurl 7.9.1 and VC++ 6
I would like to use libcurl to download a file from the ftp server by
segmenting it and downloading all segments in parallel.
My understanding is that I need to use CURLOPT_RANGE to set the range for
each download. Once that is done, I start downloading all segments and when
all segments are downloaded, then to append them to the single file in that
My problem is that to get the ranges, I need the file size whereas the
download size is only available when the download starts.
I must be missing something.
Any help would be much appreciated.
Received on 2001-11-17