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RE: curl: (23) Failed writing body

From: Ben Holko <>
Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2001 20:45:24 +1100

my bad - I typed it into the email wrong

my cmd is:

curl -o C:\temp\blah.gif -N http://blah/blah.gif

and yes, it works from the command line


-----Original Message-----
From: Daniel Stenberg []
Sent: Thursday, November 15, 2001 7:31 PM
To: Curl Mailinglist
Cc: Ben Holko
Subject: Re: curl: (23) Failed writing body

On Thu, 15 Nov 2001, Ben Holko wrote:

> My app works nicely on my current NT4 box, but when I try to move it to
> Win2K machine, I get this response from curl:
> curl: (23) Failed writing body
> I'm doing:
> curl -o http://blah/test.gif -N C:\temp\test.gif

I don't think you do:

% curl -o http://blah/test.gif -N C:\temp\test.gif
curl: (6) Couldn't resolve host 'C'

Or do you happen to have a host named C?

> I tried making the IUSR_machinename user a member of the administrators
> group, but that didnt fix it - so I don't think it's a permissions
> problem.

Can you run 'curl blah' on a command prompt on the win2k machine?

    Daniel Stenberg -- curl groks URLs --

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