Class: EventMachine::FileStreamer

Inherits:
Object
  • Object
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Includes:
Deferrable
Defined in:
lib/em/streamer.rb

Overview

Streams a file over a given connection. Streaming begins once the object is instantiated. Typically FileStreamer instances are not reused.

Streaming uses buffering for files larger than 16K and uses so-called fast file reader (a C++ extension) if available (it is part of eventmachine gem itself).

Examples:

module FileSender
  def post_init
    streamer = EventMachine::FileStreamer.new(self, '/tmp/bigfile.tar')
    streamer.callback{
      # file was sent successfully
      close_connection_after_writing
    }
  end
end

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Constant Summary

MappingThreshold =

Use mapped streamer for files bigger than 16k

16384
BackpressureLevel =

Wait until next tick to send more data when 50k is still in the outgoing buffer

50000
ChunkSize =

Send 16k chunks at a time

16384

Instance Method Summary (collapse)

Methods included from Deferrable

#callback, #cancel_callback, #cancel_errback, #cancel_timeout, #errback, #fail, future, #set_deferred_status, #succeed, #timeout

Constructor Details

- (FileStreamer) initialize(connection, filename, args = {})

A new instance of FileStreamer

Parameters:

  • connection (EventMachine::Connection)
  • filename (String)

    File path

  • args (Hash) (defaults to: {})

    a customizable set of options

Options Hash (args):

  • :http_chunks (Boolean) — default: false

    Use HTTP 1.1 style chunked-encoding semantics.



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# File 'lib/em/streamer.rb', line 36

def initialize connection, filename, args = {}