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Re: Feature request: Fast forward function

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2007 15:06:53 +0200 (CEST)

On Wed, 12 Sep 2007, Georg Lippitsch wrote:

> When using a custom read function und ftp upload resuming, there is no way
> to "fast forward" a file yet. After resume, curl always reads the entire
> data, which can take quite a long time.
> Are there any plans to add a "fast forward" function in the near future? It
> is already marked as TODO in the source code (ftp.c), and I would really
> appreciate having this feature!

Most things in libcurl are done by the people who feels the itch, so feel free
to dig in, make a patch and post it here. I think this is a feature we will
have no problem to accept, just that nobody has missed it badly enough just
yet to actually implement it.

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