[Seaside] Serving static files from an external web server
philippe.marschall at gmail.com
Wed Feb 13 17:47:07 UTC 2008
2008/2/13, Lukas Renggli <renggli at gmail.com>:
> > > > I have a smallrequest concerning the way files are served, you said
> > > > you worked on WAFileLibrary. Will the FTP addon that Colin provided be
> > > > included ?
> > >
> > > No. Somebody would have to provide that as an external plugin.
> > >
> > And changing FileLibrary (maybe subclassing to have
> > WAExternalFileLibrary) so that files are held in a remote server. You
> > think there is an interest (I think it's different from Colin's
> > approach?) ?
> Aha, well that's already there. It is called WAFileDirectory and you
> can add it from the dispatcher configuration. In the configuration of
> WAFileDirectory you can then specify a directory on your file-system
> and there you go ...
> Right now it is in the core, but it will probably soon move to its own
> package. It currently only works on Linux and OS X. Probably not on
> Windows. I guess we have to use SPORT to make it work on all platforms
> on all OS?
+1, move it own package, use SPort, use WALRUCache
The alternative is bloating SeasidePlatformSupport with all the
required functionality (like path separator).
> > I may give a try in I find some time :s ) but I need to load 2.9
> > first. Still that way ?
> There are some hints on squeaksource.com and on seaside.st. It will
> become simpler in the future ...
> > "Yes, the easiest way is probably to load the
> > Seaside-Squeak-Kom-Full-lr.5 MCM and then either update manually or
> > "update from repositories"."
> Yes, try that.
> > > I can confirm that: Last sunday I had around 5000 unique visitors to
> > > my Pier web site that also runs on an old Athlon 64 3000+ Linux box. I
> > > didn't see any increase of CPU load either.
> > >
> > yes except, you had in one day what I had in a month :) 5000 a day is
> > really cool. How many concurent connections at max, 30-50 ?
> Counting the entries in the log gives approximately 1.54 hits a second
> on Squeak, Seaside and Pier. Not much.
> Lukas Renggli
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