From: Charles Oliver Nutter <email@example.com> To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: Not cleaning up tempfiles for multipart? Date: Tue, 9 Mar 2010 01:43:34 -0600 [thread overview] Message-ID: <email@example.com> (raw) In-Reply-To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> On Mon, Mar 8, 2010 at 11:24 AM, Hongli Lai <email@example.com> wrote: > Charles Nutter: >> I don't think it should be specified behavior that a tempfile *ever* >> exists on disk. The mechanism of temporary storage for a large >> incoming post should be a black box. Consider systems that won't >> actually have a writable filesystem, like GAE; there, the "tempfile" >> data would be stored in memory or in BigTable. > > Agreed. However I think it should be *possible* to access the on-disk > file directly as an optimization for apps that need it, they just > musn't rely on it to be available. For example if your app deals with > 2 GB file uploads then you really want to avoid that extra copy when > storing the file upload in a storage location on the same filesystem, > whenever possible. Yeah, that's reasonable, so long as it's not specified that it will always be available on disk. On systems where filesystem access *is* allowed, we of course do basically the same thing as MRI+Rack. - Charlie
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2010-03-09 7:43 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 30+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2010-03-05 14:40 Charles Oliver Nutter 2010-03-05 14:47 ` Charles Oliver Nutter 2010-03-05 14:48 ` Charles Oliver Nutter 2010-03-06 10:20 ` Hongli Lai 2010-03-07 14:25 ` Charles Oliver Nutter 2010-03-06 7:55 ` Eric Wong 2010-03-06 10:25 ` Hongli Lai 2010-03-07 14:34 ` Charles Oliver Nutter 2010-03-08 0:22 ` Eric Wong 2010-03-08 1:12 ` Eric Wong 2010-03-17 15:41 ` Charles Oliver Nutter 2010-03-18 9:54 ` Eric Wong 2014-01-06 22:45 ` Wojtek Kruszewski 2014-02-11 21:05 ` Eric Wong 2014-03-27 21:40 ` Lenny Marks 2010-03-07 23:53 ` Eric Wong 2010-03-08 11:26 ` Hongli Lai 2010-03-08 11:30 ` Hongli Lai 2010-03-08 14:33 ` Randy Fischer 2010-03-08 14:43 ` Charles Oliver Nutter 2010-03-08 14:49 ` James Tucker 2010-03-17 2:37 ` Eric Wong 2010-03-08 13:22 ` Charles Oliver Nutter 2010-03-08 14:42 ` James Tucker 2010-03-08 17:24 ` Hongli Lai 2010-03-09 7:43 ` Charles Oliver Nutter [this message] 2010-03-08 10:05 ` James Tucker 2010-03-07 14:27 ` Charles Oliver Nutter 2010-03-08 0:18 ` Eric Wong 2010-03-08 10:07 ` James Tucker
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