[Seaside] Uploading large files

Janko Mivšek janko.mivsek at eranova.si
Tue Aug 14 08:18:58 UTC 2007

Hi Chad,

Chad Nantais wrote:

> Sounds good.  However, are you saying that Seaside does not connect to
> this new version of Swazoo yet?

Yes. On VW Swazoo 1.0 is connected, while on Squeak noone is. I 
therefore suggest that someone start doing that, maybe on Squeak first. 
He can count on all my support.

Best regards

> On 8/14/07, Janko Mivšek <janko.mivsek at eranova.si> wrote:
>> Swazoo 2.0 beta2 web server supports now an input streaming, that is,
>> streaming of http post data directly to the output stream, a file for
>> instance. That is what you need for uploading large files.
>> More on: http://www.swazoo.org/streaming.html
>> So, what is still needed is that Seaside connects to that new Swazoo and
>> you'll have large file uploads supported.
>> Best regards
>> Janko
>> Patrick Collison wrote:
>>> On 14/08/07, Chad Nantais <cnantais at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> What's the smartest way to handle the uploading of large files (>50mb)
>>>> through Seaside and onto the filesystem without grossly inflating my
>>>> image's memory consumption in the process?
>>> I'm no expert, but I think the short answer is that you can't.
>>> Maybe you could do it by interacting directly with the web-server, and
>>> incrementally writing the file to disk?
>>> Patrick
>>>> Thanks in advance,
>>>> Chad

Janko Mivšek
Smalltalk Web Application Server

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