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From James Carman <ja...@carmanconsulting.com>
Subject Re: [FILEUPLOAD] Problem with huge files (>2GB)
Date Wed, 04 Mar 2009 16:35:35 GMT
That might be academically interesting, but it's probably not a
feasible user requirement.

On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 11:34 AM, Paul Hussein <paul.hussein@gmail.com> wrote:
> Have you tried a 64bit browser ?
>
> On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 5:32 PM, Paul Hussein <paul.hussein@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> some interesting google hits
>>
>> Bottom points
>> https://issues.apache.org/struts/browse/STR-2959
>>
>>
>> http://www.motobit.com/help/scptutl/pa98.htm
>>
>> Lots of software uses integer and not a large integer, so they are
>> inherently limited.
>>
>> I would use FTP for such large files.
>>
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 3:45 PM, James Carman <james@carmanconsulting.com>wrote:
>>
>>> Perhaps an applet (or webstarted application) and use Commons VFS to
>>> move your files?  We use Commons VFS over FTP (among other protocols)
>>> and it works great.  I only suggest VFS because it would be easy to
>>> switch between transport mechanisms during unit testing (using local
>>> files/directories during unit testing if need be or just mock
>>> objects).
>>>
>>> On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 9:25 AM, Ward <wardlootens@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> > Seems the problem lies in another place:
>>> > modern browsers don't support uploads of 2GB and more
>>> > (On Safari on windows I got to 4Gb, but that was the maximum there...)
>>> >
>>> > So I will have to find another solution...
>>> >
>>> > Grtz
>>> >
>>> > Ward
>>> >
>>> > Raghuveer.V schreef:
>>> >>
>>> >> I understand you have a problem of file upload size limit.
>>> >> Check the docs if it has defult size of 2 GGB.
>>> >> I used upload which is with struts.
>>> >> In struts which uses commons-upload ,the upload size can be controlled
>>> in
>>> >> struts-config.xml file
>>> >> <controller bufferSize="8192"  maxFileSize="100K"
>>> >>
>>> >> Let us see if some one suggests a alternative solution.
>>> >>
>>> >>
>>> >>
>>> >> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Ward" <wardlootens@gmail.com>
>>> >> To: <user@commons.apache.org>
>>> >> Sent: Wednesday, March 04, 2009 5:47 PM
>>> >> Subject: [FILEUPLOAD] Problem with huge files (>2GB)
>>> >>
>>> >>
>>> >>> Hello,
>>> >>>
>>> >>> I'm currently working on a web application which sould be able to
deal
>>> >>> with large multimedia-files.
>>> >>> For uploading the files I'm using the Apache Commons FileUpload
>>> library.
>>> >>> This works great for files up to 2GB, but when I try it with files
>>> >>> larger than 2GB, things go wrong:
>>> >>> The upload doesn't start, in fact, the doPost()-method of the Servlet
>>> >>> which handles the upload-request is never called.
>>> >>>
>>> >>> I think this might have something to do with the
>>> contentLength-property
>>> >>> of ServletRequest, which is an integer (so contentLengths > 2GB
would
>>> >>> cause an overflow), but I'm not sure this is the problem.
>>> >>>
>>> >>> So: is it true that the maximum size of a post to a servlet cannot
>>> >>> exceed 2GB?
>>> >>> And is there somenone who could giveme some hints about how to make
it
>>> >>> possible to upload huge files? Files-sizes up to 50GB and more should
>>> be
>>> >>> supported (raw and un-encode videofiles that are)
>>> >>>
>>> >>> Thanks in advance, you would really help me out!
>>> >>>
>>> >>> Grtz
>>> >>>
>>> >>> Ward (Belgium)
>>> >>>
>>> >>>
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