FTP timeout message with CURL

Angelo Graziosi angelo.graziosi@alice.it
Mon Jul 21 20:13:00 GMT 2014

I see that when I download big files (say, > 400 MiB) from FTP server, 
CURL emits a "curl: (28) FTP response timeout" message.

For example,

$ curl -R -O 
   % Total    % Received % Xferd  Average Speed   Time    Time     Time 
                                  Dload  Upload   Total   Spent    Left 
100  964M  100  964M    0     0   943k      0  0:17:26  0:17:26 --:--:-- 
curl: (28) FTP response timeout

(when it reaches 100% of download, it hangs for a few seconds then it 
emits the above message)

I flag this because it seems Cygwin specific. On OSX [1], for example, 
CURL terminates without any message, as expected [2].


[*] But also with a mingw-w64 build of CURL.
[2] I did all these tests with the same internet connection and the same 
command lines.

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