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Re: The --range option doesn't take effect for my case.

From: Kamil Dudka <>
Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:26:11 +0200

On Monday 30 March 2015 22:59:28 Hongyi Zhao wrote:
> As you can see, though I use the ` --range 0-499' option, curl still will
> download all of the contents of that webpage.
> Why does this happen? Any hints?
> Regards

I believe you can find a hint in the curl.1 man page:

    "You should also be aware that many HTTP/1.1 servers do not have this
    feature enabled, so that when you attempt to get a range, you'll instead
    get the whole document."

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Received on 2015-03-30