PATCH: 1st part of the patch to solve the "large file upload problem"

Thiago Macieira thiagom at
Fri Jun 6 13:03:22 BST 2003

Waldo Bastian wrote:
>> I presume you are talking about the backwards compatability ctor that
>> attempts to save the provided buffer from memory to disk.  It was not
>> intented to be a storage in case the data was re-requested.  The intention
>> was simply to avoid another duplication (copying) of the data. However, in
>> hind sight assigning QByteArray's does shallow copying so there is no
>> reason for it really.  I'll change it.
>No, I mean you handle this whole resending of data in the job, I think the
>slave should take care of it.

By doing it this way, the application can send arbitrary data through the 
QIODevice object, not only files. For instance, sockets do work, except that 
you can't rewind them. I don't think we should reject that possibility, but 
that doesn't mean either that the special case of files can't be handled 

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