[Seaside] WAFileUploadTag, large uploads, and crashes

Philippe Marschall philippe.marschall at gmail.com
Thu Oct 2 14:59:04 UTC 2008

2008/10/2 Carl Gundel <carlg at libertybasic.com>:
>> Subject: Re: [Seaside] WAFileUploadTag, large uploads, and crashes
>> 2008/10/2, Carl Gundel <carlg at libertybasic.com>:
>>> Has anyone here had problems with crashes and uploading large files using
>>> WAFileUploadTag?
>> Could you define "large"? On Squeak with something in the region of
>> tens of megabytes: yes.
> Ten of megabytes would be about right.  It seems like uploading a 20MB file
> consumes a couple of hundred megabytes of Smalltalk memory.  I wonder if it
> is Web Toolkit to blame, or Seaside.

Seaside is to blame that it want's to have the contents of the file in
the memory, that's 20 MB in your case. For the rest it's either
WebToolkit or the adapter that sits between Seaside and WebToolkit.
Since this part shouldn't really do much.

You could give Swazoo 2 a shot.


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