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Re: Ranged downloads on file:// URLs

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2008 22:31:21 +0100 (CET)

On Mon, 7 Jan 2008, Daniel Egger wrote:

> Indeed, "negative" ranges are broken with both versions. I'll investigate
> that. Oh, and I was wrong in another regard: -9 is *not* supposed to mean
> the first 10 characters but the last 9. Consider the testcase withdrawn as
> completely bogus.

Isn't test case 1020 testing a case that should work as it works like that
with FTP and HTTP?

> Maybe something like
> data->state.resume_from += (curl_off_t)file_stat.st_size;
> would make more sense.

Sorry for being thick, but are you suggesting the current code is fine or not?
If not, can you please provide an updated patch?

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