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Re: CURLE_PARTIAL_FILE error for large files

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Sat, 31 Oct 2009 22:57:41 +0100 (CET)

On Fri, 30 Oct 2009, Srinivasan wrote:

> But for files with size greater than 50 MB, the download fails with the
> error CURLE_PARTIAL_FILE. This issue occurs randomly ie., some times the
> file was downloaded successfully without issue and some times, the same file
> fails with the error. The OpenSSL version used is 0.9.8j.

Well, something breaks the transfers in the middle and libcurl detects that.
You can probably use wireshark or a similar tool to figure out what's
happening on the network. It could be firewall/NAT-related, but given the lack
of details in this mail it is downright impossible for us to even guess.

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Received on 2009-10-31