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ftp SIZE command and ASCII/BINARY mode

From: Max Katsev <>
Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2007 21:20:28 +0300

I try to find out file size on ftp. I set CURLOPT_NOBODY to 1, curl
makes SIZE request, but it doesn't set transfer mode. For my server
default mode is ASCII and it replies "550 SIZE not allowed in ASCII
What I do now is setting TYPE using CURLOPT_QUOTE. Is there a better way?
Received on 2007-09-21