help on file storage for split multi part download

Gabriel Genellina gagsl-py2 at
Thu Mar 6 21:38:33 CET 2008

En Thu, 06 Mar 2008 14:34:27 -0200, <coolman.guron at> escribi�:

> storage class which can write the file splits that are currently being
> downloaded to the disk. this is exactly what other download
> accelerators do, i guess.
> can this be done using the python file class?? i am pretty good at
> handling file uploads (at server end) this is the first time i have to
> think the other way round.

Uh, unless I misundersand you, a standard file object is enough. First  
create a file with the required size (open(...,'wb'), seek(n-1),  
write(chr(0))). For each downloaded chunk you have to know its position in  
the file; then just seek() and write() it.

Gabriel Genellina

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