Posts tagged 'file'

Epic-sized (Really Large) Files with Plone 4.1.2

In case you were ever curious, it’s definitely possible to upload epic-sized files within the Plone CMS. Browser support aside (Firefox and your 2 GB limits, I’m looking you), I’d previously had issues with being able to upload files larger than 4 GB, if memory serves correctly. Previously, there was an issue with files causing out-of-memory issues, and I’m fairly sure the errors I was getting were related to what was fixed by this change.

For today’s test, Google Chrome was able to upload a 26.3 GB (28212643840 bytes) .tar file into Plone on …

Python eggs and missing files (like ‘docs’)

This is pretty trivial (and trivial to fix), but I’m chronicling it for my knowledge as much as anyone else’s.  The issue is that a given Python egg is missing some form of files, most commonly the ‘docs’ directory in my experience, because the build wasn’t configured correctly.

The error goes somewhat like this:

Getting distribution for 'my.theme'.
error: docs/HISTORY.txt: No such file or directory
An error occured when trying to install my.theme 1.5.0. Look above this message for any errors that were output by easy_install.

The solution is simple: just …