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From Damien Katz <dam...@apache.org>
Subject Re: streaming attachments writes
Date Fri, 16 Jan 2009 16:40:33 GMT

On Jan 16, 2009, at 8:37 AM, Benoit Chesneau wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 1:55 PM, Damien Katz <damien@apache.org>  
> wrote:
>> Chunked isn't allowed right now. Why are you sending a file chunked?
>>
>> -Damien
>
> Chunked seem the only method to send a big files in with curl in
> command line, since it force it to split its read. I don't really need
> chunked encoding for now.

Chunked is only necessary when you don't know the length ahead of  
time, streaming a file of known length up to a web server shouldn't  
require any buffering by the http client. Just don't send it chunked  
and it should work and use very little memory.

-Damien

>
>
> This script allowed me to send a 4Go files to couch without using too
> much memory :
> http://friendpaste.com/28kxlg0FrjbOSTyDLFLbZb
>
> - benoƮt


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