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Re: --continue-at - Last-Modified and output mtime

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 13:59:39 +0100 (CET)

On Sun, 17 Mar 2019, Jack Bates wrote:

>> On Thu, 28 Feb 2019, Jack Bates wrote:
>>> Does `curl --continue-at -` confirm that a 206 Partial Content
>>> Last-Modified timestamp is before the output mtime, before appending to
>>> it?
>> No.
> Would you consider applying a patch to that effect?

The 206 check I certainly think would make sense, if it isn't already done,
but checking the Last-Modified time stamp is going to be error-prone and I
think also a little beyond what --continue-at is for.

If you want that date check, couldn't -z be added to the command line for that?

Received on 2019-03-20