[Python-Dev] Re: [Python-checkins] CVS: python/dist/src/LibSimpleHTTPServer.py,1.10,1.11

Mark Hammond mhammond@skippinet.com.au
Sat, 29 Jul 2000 23:13:57 +1000

> > and if I want to, how do I tweak the block size?

> Just like you would in the old days: subclass SimpleHTTPServer, and
> substitute the copyfile method with a call to shutil.copyfile with a
> non-default size. (IOW, it's easier then what it was before).

I think thats a little of an overkill.  It requires duplicating the entire
method for the sake of one constant.

    def copyfile(self, source, outputfile):
        BLOCKSIZE = 8192


    def copyfile(self, source, outputfile, blocksize = 8192):

is much more reasonable IMO.