[imp] Re: Patch for mbox downloads in IMP 3.2.5

Jan Schneider jan at horde.org
Sun Sep 12 12:53:53 PDT 2004

Zitat von Ross Becker <ross at rbecker.org>:

> Chuck,
>     I took a look at CVS HEAD code, and I downloaded both imp and horde
> modules tagged head, and I am unable to locate a file "Compress.php",
> which is referenced in imp/folders.php.  Can you tell me which module
> this file is located in? It looked like it would have been part of


> horde, but "cvs co -r HEAD horde", a find command doesn't locate
> anything named Compress.php.  I'll finish this for IMP 4.x assuming I
> can locate the compression module.
> Cheers
>    Ross
> Chuck Hagenbuch wrote:
>> Quoting Ross Becker <ross at rbecker.org>:
>>> I've patched IMP 3.2.5 to use a tmpfile() stream for generating mboxes
>>> for download- this way they're automatically removed if the PHP process
>>> goes away for an unexpected reason.  It gets a tmpfile, generates the
>>> mbox from the folder into that, returns the file handle, then seeks to
>>> the end and uses ftell() to find the size of the stream, and then does
>>> 8k blocks to deliver this to the user. This prevents large mail folders
>>> from blowing up PHP's memory size. I've generated a unified diff of my
>>> changes- is there any interest in this patch for going into CVS?
>> It'd be best if it was against CVS HEAD, but it's an interesting 
>> idea. I've been
>> looking at Zend Download Server as well; I may write a class for 
>> wrapping either
>> this behavior or ZDS.
>> Btw, any reason you didn't use fpassthru()?


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