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RE: Uploaded unaligned file size error

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Date: Fri, 16 Jul 2004 07:59:49 -0700

This method was also under consideration and may be implemented with a later
code revision. Changing job timings is simpler to get through change control

-Dan Palasek

-----Original Message-----
[]On Behalf Of
Sent: Friday, July 16, 2004 12:29 AM
Subject: RE: Uploaded unaligned file size error

There is a better way...,

Try to upload to a temporary name, and rename to the intended name,
in that case it can't fail....

kind regards,

Nico Baggus
ING Securities Services
Systems Management
+31 20 - 7979577


> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> [] On Behalf Of
> Sent: Friday, July 16, 2004 08:34
> To:
> Subject: RE: Uploaded unaligned file size error
> The real issue has been discovered. The system that the file
> was being sent
> to was moving the file while it was being sent. It checked
> for the file
> every 5 min. and relocated it. My process kept retrying the
> transfer every
> 10 minutes. Now I immediately retry a failed transfer and, if needed,
> recycle attempts every 7 min.
> Thanks
> -Dan Palasek
> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> []On Behalf Of Daniel Stenberg
> Sent: Wednesday, July 14, 2004 8:39 AM
> To: curl tool talk
> Subject: Re: Uploaded unaligned file size error
> 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 -- --
> Dedicated custom curl help for hire:

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