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RE: curl: (23) Failed writing body

From: Ben Holko <>
Date: Sat, 17 Nov 2001 03:15:23 +1100

thanks for the confirmation - I'll keep digging!


-----Original Message-----
From: Daniel Stenberg []
Sent: Saturday, November 17, 2001 2:53 AM
To: Ben Holko
Cc: Curl Mailinglist
Subject: RE: curl: (23) Failed writing body

On Sat, 17 Nov 2001, Ben Holko wrote:

> I'm not suggesting it's a curl problem - I was merely hoping for an
> explanation of what this error means. I assume it means that it couldn't
> write to the output file I specified?

My appologies. I think I'm starting to get damaged by the constant feed of
"it does't work" mails. I'll try to behave now! ;-)

Error 23 is documented to mean:

  "Write error. Curl couldn't write data to a local filesystem or

The truth is that there's a bit of confusion internally on when that error
code is returned, because it can mean both that it couldn't write to a
or that it could write to a remote server.

    Daniel Stenberg -- curl groks URLs --

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