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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: Directory listings: LFS issues and other funky stuff
Date Mon, 18 Dec 2006 17:32:05 GMT
How large is large?

On Dec 18, 2006, at 10:10 AM, Niklas Edmundsson wrote:

>
> I'm seeing weird stuff regarding large files and directory listings.
>
> I simply don't see large files in the directory listing output, but  
> an strace shows that it stats all files (including the large ones),  
> but then it does something else (a subrequest for each file?) which  
> stats all files except for the large ones.
>
> If it's doing a subrequest for each file I suspect it's to hide  
> forbidden files. Since we're an anonftp only server this seems  
> rather unneccesary, is there a way to turn it off?
>
> I tried to make sense of the directory listing stuff, but I got  
> rather confused. For example, I don't get the globbing stuff. Isn't  
> there an APR way to do such things?
>
> In any case, I can't figure out why it should discriminate my poor  
> DVD images, so I need someone elses eyes on this. I can bang on the  
> code to make it work, but I need to figure out where it's broken  
> first ;)
>
> For what it's worth, I'd say that all LFS issues are release  
> showstoppers. You can't have an FTP server today that doesn't  
> handle large files.
>
> This is same config as before, ie. httpd 2.2.3 --with-included-apr  
> on 32bit x86 Linux (Ubuntu Dapper).
>
> /Nikke
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