[Mono-bugs] [Bug 77629][Nor] Changed - Posting Large Files Fails

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Changed by miguel at ximian.com.


--- shadow/77629	2006-02-23 14:30:34.000000000 -0500
+++ shadow/77629.tmp.16453	2006-02-26 15:46:16.000000000 -0500
@@ -2,13 +2,13 @@
 Product: Mono: Tools
 Version: 1.1
 OS Details: 
 Status: NEW   
+Severity: Unknown
 Priority: Normal
 Component: XSP
 AssignedTo: gonzalo at ximian.com                            
 ReportedBy: rlyon at novell.com               
 QAContact: mono-bugs at ximian.com
 TargetMilestone: ---
@@ -25,6 +25,26 @@
 I have seen the problem with files as small as 20 MB, and consistently 
 with 200 MB files. But it depends on the environment. I want to upload as 
 large as 4GB files from a browser.
 I understand part of the problem is just the ASP.NET design, but I need a 
 solution on Mono.
+------- Additional Comments From miguel at ximian.com  2006-02-26 15:46 -------
+ASP.NET 2.0 fixes this.
+Our plan is to implement the feature for ASP.NET 2.0 and expose it
+also in our 1.0 version of Mono.
+In what time frame do you need this feature?
+If you can not wait, one alternative is to use a custom httpHandler,
+and intercept the request before the ASP.NET runtime gets its hands on it.
+Basically, you need to write an httpHandler, register that, disable
+formsauthentication for it (because forms authentication will load all
+the POSTed request into memory).
+Then you call into HttpContext.GetService (typeof (HttpWorkerRequest))
+which will return the low-level HttpWorkerRequest instance.  Then you
+can load all the data manually from it (copy paste the code from

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