[Seaside] Re: Confused over the use of WAExternalFileLibrary...

Philippe Marschall philippe.marschall at gmail.com
Tue Jun 17 11:13:47 UTC 2008

2008/6/17 Michael Lucas-Smith <mlucas-smith at cincom.com>:
> Randal L. Schwartz wrote:
>>>>>>> "Lukas" == Lukas Renggli <renggli at gmail.com> writes:
>> Lukas> In the development branch of Seaside 2.9 there is an official
>> package
>> Lukas> classed Seaside-FileSystem that serves external files. It has a
>> Lukas> configuration interface like a normal Seaside applications, allows
>> one
>> Lukas> to enable/disable file-listing for directories and to specify the
>> Lukas> base-path on your local harddisk. It severs also sub-directories of
>> Lukas> the specified base-path.
>> Sorry for not looking, but between this and being able to set the
>> default path to /, does that that mean we could (inefficiently) have
>> Seaside serve the entire URL space now?  If so, that would be good
>> for very lightweight or demo sites, not needing to get Apache in place.
> You could always set the default path to / in Seaside. We do that by default
> in WebVelocity.
> I'm really glad to see Seaside-FileSystem in Seaside 2.9.
> Randal: Inefficient? That's a random stretch, if you're using Opentalk-HTTP
> then it's not going to be particularly inefficient and it's a wild call to
> assume that Komanche and Swazoo would be slow without trying it out.

Oh they are, at least on Squeak. They max the CPU out a 1 MByte/s.


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