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Re: first 94208 bytes corrupted! (Ubuntu 14)

From: Wagner Patriota <>
Date: Sat, 24 May 2014 13:07:09 -0300

On Sat, May 24, 2014 at 12:23 PM, Daniel Stenberg <> wrote:

> On Fri, 23 May 2014, Wagner Patriota wrote:
> I noticed I didn't check if the file handle is actually valid. Now I
>> fixed and I will test a little more... [in bold] But I really don't think
>> it's the error, once the file it's supposed to write on is a *completely
>> new path*, almost impossible the file handle not be valid.
> That wouldn't have been a likely problem anyway. A bad file handle would
> not suddently cause zeroes to get written after 94KB.

Yes, sure. And I confirm this problem is still happening... randomly...
another detail is that the number of null bytes is 94208 but each time a
new number of null bytes... now I just got 159728.

> Your example looks pretty much like what curl the command line tool does.
> Does invoking curl on that URL cause the same problem?

I tried... via command line it works. My applications downloads hundreds of
pictures by hour. It happens very seldom. But I never saw it happening on
Windows or Mac, only on Ubuntu.

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