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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: mod_ftp, status and progress?
Date Thu, 03 May 2007 15:46:13 GMT

On May 3, 2007, at 4:37 AM, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:

> Niklas Edmundsson wrote:
>> On Wed, 2 May 2007, Jim Jagielski wrote:
>>>> In fact, to be honest, it would be easier still to just
>>>> update ftp_direntry_get() to use apr_fnmatch(), since we
>>>> always want to support globing. ftp_direntry_get already
>>>> does most of what makes apr_match_glob attractive in
>>>> the 1st place.
>>> Should have a patch to commit later on tomorrow,
>>> after some more tests :)
>> I suspect that you're fixing the large file issues while you're at  
>> it?
>> Another thing I noticed when we started to look at mod_ftp  
>> (looking at
>> strace/truss-output trying to figure out why things didn't work) was
>> that it stats all entries in a directory twice, first explicitly and
>> then via the subreq. Wouldn't the subreq be enough? It's no biggie  
>> for
>> now, but it would be nice to get rid of unneccessary stats as a  
>> bonus ;)
> This is a separate issue; we need to refactor out 90% of the  
> subrequests
> and treat these at top level requests.

Agreed... Some of them, of course, we can't get rid
of, and the current design was basically for ease of

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