Blame the user: "The user has queued too many files and has broken the software. How dare the user do this, it is clearly their fault if they do this and the software crashes."
Blame the user's PC: "There must be some other mystery software on your system that makes FileZilla crash. It's the user's fault not FileZilla's, and it serves them right"
It is a possibility, many users install lots of crap into their system, with DLLs hooking into other processes. If then the DLL causes a problem, it looks like FileZilla did it. That's not blame shifting, it happened already.
The ''you'' was not just directed at you, more like common advice. And I already said: These are possibilities, and there may be more reasons.
To address the suggested sources of difficulty, I have started a new transfer running and monitored it with windows task manager:
Monitoring FileZilla's process over time, I can see it consuming more and more system memory as it continues to allocate (and not release) memory as it runs. As I write this it as reached 900K, which is very greedy for an application.
You probably mean 900M, not K. Windows task manager isn't good to monitor, as it does only display the main process, but doesn't show childs and threads. So any third-party DLL etc. is not displayed. That's why I mentioned Process Explorer. Use this and you see all the wazoo.
There is no excuse for using 32-bit variables in the FileZilla code. Even 32 -bit code can use 64-bit variables to read and write to very large files on the HDD.
FileZilla does already use 64bit variables. The limit is main memory, not HDD or variables. The developer must have had a reason to implement it like it is now, I can't say anything regarding the issue, only that it is the very fastest method. The proper solution would be to use a 64bit build of FileZilla (which is not possible right now for Windows users, *NIX OS users already have it), which is able to address plenty of memory (and Pagefile in case it runs out of physical one).
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