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Re^3: LWP::Simple Getstore memory

by AI Cowboy (Beadle)
on Jun 05, 2013 at 19:10 UTC ( #1037285=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: LWP::Simple Getstore memory
in thread LWP::Simple Getstore memory

Yes, I want to download files directly to the disk, without a huge memory buffer. Content_file looks like it practically replaces the need for getstore, as you can simply set the content_file to the filename and store the file that way - without ever reading the file to memory. Am I missing something here, or is it essentially a getstore replacement?

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Re^4: LWP::Simple Getstore memory
by vsespb (Chaplain) on Jun 05, 2013 at 19:20 UTC
    Yes, replacement.

    You were using LWP::Simple, it's simple interface to LWP::UserAgent.

    But LWP::UserAgent (which have content_file option) is not "Simple" it's full version.

    Also I believe this comment Re: LWP::Simple Getstore memory probably correct, and getstore should not eat so much memory. It looks like it's implemented same way as content_file option.

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