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Re: [Bug-wget] Problem using GNU Wget 1.11.4 Windows version

From: Ángel González
Subject: Re: [Bug-wget] Problem using GNU Wget 1.11.4 Windows version
Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2012 18:40:09 +0100
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On 19/03/12 21:10, Micah Cowan wrote:
> On 03/19/2012 01:06 PM, Henrik Holst wrote:
>> Considering that the failing file in question is 3.5GiB it's probably a
>> signed 32-bit problem with the size and/or range in either wget or the
>> server. Would be interesting to see the range requests done by your version
>> of wget around tje.signed 32 limit.
> A very pertinent point, that I'm surprised hadn't occurred to anyone
> else yet.
> Wget has had >2GB support since at least 1.10.x, but I think it may need
> to be built in - it's entirely possible that copy of wget was built
> without it (somehow).
> It's also conceivable that 32-bit file problems persist in the Windows
> code, that is fixed in the Unix code. Or it could be problems with the
> system libraries for Cygwin or MinGW (whichever was used to build it).
I have used wget with large files without problems. I'm sure recent
are able to dowload big files without issues. On early versions of
windows wget
the progress bar went nuts with big files, but I think they still

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