[Mongrel] clients hang on large PUTs to Mongrel::HttpHandler-based web service

Chuck Remes cremes.devlist at mac.com
Thu Jul 17 09:25:50 EDT 2008

On Jul 13, 2008, at 6:03 PM, Randy Fischer wrote:

> Follow up to an old problem, finally solved, in case anyone else
> stumbles across the same problem.
> > I have a problem with a storage web service our group wrote using
> > Mongrel::HttpHandler We have a consistent problem when using
> > http PUT to this service when the data is larger than about 4 GB.

I wrote a mongrel handler (and a small patch to mongrel) about a year  
ago that handled PUT a little more gracefully than the default. It  
prevented mongrel from blocking during the upload.

Want me to send you the code? I imagine it's a tad out of date now,  
but the idea was sound.


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