CGI File Size Limit?

Ed elb at cfdrc.com
Tue May 2 16:03:15 CEST 2000


Thanks a lot.  I looked inside cgi.py and found:

class FieldStorage( self, fp=None, .... )

and

self.fp = fp or sys.stdin

So all I have to do, I think, is create a file object that reads standard input,
with mode binary, and pass it to FieldStorage when I create my cgi.FieldStorage
object.

I'm sure I'll feel stupid later, but I have to ask, how do I do this?
Would it be something like: "binary_stdin = open( sys.stdin, 'rb')" ?

Thanks...

"Andrew M. Kuchling" wrote:

> Ed <elb at cfdrc.com> writes:
> > More information:
> > If I test the len(form["userfile"].value), it is only 3134 instead of
> > 18k (the "CONTENT_LENGTH").  That means the CGI.py module is not getting
> > the data.  Something wrong with CGI module reading binary data off of
> > the standard input stream.
>
> Given that you seem to be using Windows, you'd have to open stdin in
> binary mode; it's probably hitting a Ctrl-Z and ending early.  I don't
> remember the incantation for doing this; someone else will doubtless
> remember it.
>
> --
> A.M. Kuchling                   http://starship.python.net/crew/amk/
> Destiny smells of dust and the libraries of night. He leaves no footprints. He
> casts no shadow.
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