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Re: ask the reason of curl return "Transferred a partial file"

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2011 00:50:12 +0200 (CEST)

On Mon, 18 Jul 2011, shili wrote:

> recently i used the curl to download the audio file on our server,and
> sometimes the curl quit by the reason of "Transferred a partial file", but
> when i used the command to download the file, i could download all of the
> file, i want to know the reason,what makes the curl return the error
> "Transferred a partial file"?

It reports that error when it sees that the amount of data it actually
transferred was not the same amount as the server has announced it would send.

> and is there any different between the curl command and the library?

No. The curl command does the entire transfer using the library.

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Received on 2011-07-19