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Re: FTP with CURLOPT_NOBODY different behavior when performingonnon-existing files #5953

From: Tomalak Geret'kal via curl-library <>
Date: Tue, 15 Dec 2020 18:13:48 +0000

On 15/12/2020 17:51, Lukas Friembichler via curl-library wrote:
> Thanks for your reply
>> Why can't your FTP server report the size of that file?
>> It does
>> exist.
> I was under the impression that this simply didn't work
> for directories
> (like I said I'm not a FTP expert), so I thought that was
> a 'feature'..

Ah - it's a directory! I missed that.

> To be honest I'm not even sure why the SIZE command is
> issued at all (I'm not interested in that..)

Given the above, perhaps this is the real bug.


Received on 2020-12-15