Re: Downloading a file in Linux

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Sun, 19 Aug 2007 17:14:10 -0400
Grzesiek wrote:

I read one byte at a time because i download a JAR FILE not an image.
No corrupted bytes are allowed here. In fact i tried reading into
byte[1024] and byte[4096] but then downloaded file is 140kB and 160kB
instead of 116kB- which is the size of the file i want to downlaod. To
large file is corrupted and cannot be run.

You can get any file by reading with large buffers - it only
affects performance not functionality.

Code snippet:

             URL url = new URL(urlstr);
             HttpURLConnection con =
             if(con.getResponseCode() == HttpURLConnection.HTTP_OK) {
                InputStream is = con.getInputStream();
                OutputStream os = new FileOutputStream(fnm);
                byte[] b = new byte[100000];
                int n;
                while((n = >= 0) {


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