Will wget download -

Philip Walden pwaldenlinux at pacbell.net
Tue Jun 5 02:11:43 UTC 2007


Ian Chapman wrote:
> Res wrote:
>
>>> That tends to apply to web browsers really, wget will work fine.
>>
>> Thats the fault of the web servers, apache handles that fine now days
>> cant speak for other types tho
>
> It's not necessarily the web servers fault. I've seen web browsers 
> crapping out at the 2GB limit, despite wget being able to retrieve 
> files > 2GB from the same web server.
>
The 2GB restriction is on file upload, not download. It is a Browser 
restriction based on 32bit file size, as I recall. All browsers are 
coded for 32 bit file address space.




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