cURL / Mailing Lists / curl-users / Single Mail


Re: curl v7.9.7, Overflow in -w option with large files

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Tue, 4 Jun 2002 22:51:27 +0200 (MET DST)

On Tue, 4 Jun 2002, Marc Kunzer wrote:

> I am using CURL within a backup script that loads large .tgz files
> (>2GB) to an FTP server. The -w option prints some nice statistics,
> but with large files I get a typical overflow problem:
> size_upload displays a negative number.

curl has several internal problems with file sizes >2GB and >4GB. It is
mentioned in the TODO and KNOWN_BUGS documents.

I would gladly accept some help to work this out.

    Daniel Stenberg -- curl groks URLs --
Don't miss the 2002 Sprint PCS Application Developer's Conference
August 25-28 in Las Vegas --
Received on 2002-06-04