[Seaside] What alternative for fileUpload with WAFile for large files?

Göran Krampe goran at krampe.se
Wed Mar 24 08:57:52 UTC 2010


Van Upboy wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm using fileUpload (seaside 2.8), which uses a WAFile to store the 
> contents directly. However, this doesn't work for (very) large files, 
> because pharo will run out of memory. Likewise, an anchor like this:
>     html anchor
>         document: aWAFile contents
>         mimeType: aWAFile contentType
>         fileName: aWAFile fileName;
>         with: aWAFile fileName.
> won't work, because I can't serve the content directly from memory.
> I'm new to SmallTalk & Seaside, and I'm wondering how I should approach 
> this problem?

I posted a changeset a long while back that adds streaming upload
directly to disk:


...it was a while since I played with that, not sure what status we have
today regarding Seaside and SocketStream in your particular image.

regards, Göran

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