[Tutor] How to make ftplib show progress while uploading a large file
kent37 at tds.net
Tue Feb 6 12:05:51 CET 2007
Terry Carroll wrote:
> The hard part is going to get ftplib to talk to your dialog. You're
> uploading. ftplib's download methods (retrbinary and retrlines) include a
> callback option, which would let you update the progress as you went, but
> the upload methods (storbinary and storlines) does not.
>  And why not? I don't see any good reason why it shouldn't. A patch
> to do this was submitted last year. It would be nice to see this in
> 2.6. Ruby has it.
For a good look at the realities of getting patches accepted and
committed, see this thread on python-dev:
Bottom line: the committers are volunteers and they work on what they
want to. Often they prefer writing code to reviewing and applying patches.
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