# wget --help
GNU Wget 1.8.1, a non-interactive network retriever.
wget cannot handle files which are larger than 2 GB.
Over to maintainer
On Sun, Jun 02, 2002 at 04:05:45AM -0700, Michael wrote:
> wget cannot handle files which are larger than 2 GB.
This software bug should be taken up with the wget authors; we don't
normally fix bugs in the ports.
2GB limitation should be fixed.