My Rails app allows file uploads in several places. Most of the time the
files are pretty small (under 1MB) and we never have any trouble.
There is one section where the files are a bit larger, about (10-15MB).
section uses the same code as other places and works with small files.
It breaks with larger files… This is what happens on both server
(FCGI/Apache) and local (WebBrick):
Upload the file and click ‘Submit’. The gears turn, looks fine… Then
just chugs along, forever. Nothing happens, it just sits there. Apache
go forever, WebBrick eventually dies with an error that it can’t find
action (strange error).
So, does anyone have any suggestions (other than ‘don’t use HTTP for
of this size’). I realize that FTP and other solutions are better for
files but in my opinion this file isn’t all that large and I’m pretty
that other folks have accomplished this… Strongspace is a Rails app
believe handles this situation.
Any advice is very much appreciated.