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From "Leif Ullman (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] [Created] (CB-2190) FileTransfer does not request more time than the 5 second limit
Date Thu, 10 Jan 2013 21:48:12 GMT
Leif Ullman created CB-2190:

             Summary: FileTransfer does not request more time than the 5 second limit
                 Key: CB-2190
             Project: Apache Cordova
          Issue Type: Improvement
          Components: iOS
    Affects Versions: 2.2.0
         Environment: iOS 6.0.1, Cordova 2.2.0.
            Reporter: Leif Ullman
            Assignee: Shazron Abdullah

I've been running into an issue using FileTransfer on iOS that cropped up as part of my upgrade
to Cordova 2.2.  Previously I had been on PhoneGap 1.2 (a long time between upgrades I know).
 When using the 1.2 version, I could start a filetransfer upload (using sample code from here: and it would
continue to run if I returned to the home screen or if I locked the device.  Now it appears
that suspending the app will cause a FileTransferError to occur with error code 3 and error
message "The request timed out".  

After trading some emails with Shazron, he pointed out that the limit to finish up tasks is
5 seconds.  If the task will take longer, the app has to request more time -- and FileTransfer
does not do this currently (although the CDVLocalStorage plugin in onResignActive does:

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