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Re: Uploaded unaligned file size error

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Wed, 14 Jul 2004 17:38:32 +0200 (CEST)

On Tue, 13 Jul 2004 wrote:

> When I searched for others encountering this same issue, the reason always
> seemed to be related to large file support. In my case I am using Curl to
> FTP upload a 8.8Mb file and consistently get the unaligned file error at
> about 85% of the file transferred. The transfer time is roughly 5 minutes.

> Any ideas? I am using the package install rel. 7.10.3 on Solaris 2.8 sending
> a file through FTP via a Proxy :
> curl -v -p -x $proxy:$pport -u $user:$pass -T $file
> ftp://$server/$path/$file

It sounds as if the transfer is being aborted by something along the way. It
could be a bad network, bad proxy, bad server or a curl bug. Does it always
die after the same amount of time?

I'm not familiar with any bug in curl that would produce this problem, but
then you're using a fairly old version.

      Daniel Stenberg -- --
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Received on 2004-07-14