Bug 124628 - wget missing large file support
wget missing large file support
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: wget (Show other bugs)
3.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Karsten Hopp
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Blocks: 132991
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Reported: 2004-05-27 21:19 EDT by Don Buchholz
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-05-18 10:37:29 EDT
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Description Don Buchholz 2004-05-27 21:19:22 EDT
Description of problem:
wget cannot handle large files


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
wget-1.8.2-15.i386.rpm


How reproducible:
always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  wget -c ftp://limestone.uoregon.edu/fedora/2/i386/iso/FC2-i386-DVD.iso

2.  .... wait ....


  
Actual results:
Get message about file being too large ....

Expected results:
I expected to get a complete, 4370640896 byte, ISO image.

Additional info:
See also bug #122746 (curl doesn't have large file support).
Comment 1 Robert Scheck 2004-05-28 04:13:41 EDT
Maybe the patch above solves it (RHEL has IIRC 1.8.x), but that patch 
doesn't work in 1.9 :-(

http://www.alobbs.com/cherokee/wget-cvs_LFS.diff
Comment 2 Karsten Hopp 2004-05-28 05:40:07 EDT
The wget maintainer is aware of this and already works on a new 
version with large file support.  
Comment 14 Tim Powers 2005-05-18 10:37:29 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHEA-2005-455.html

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