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Not sure where to submit an idea

#1 Post by qtwigg » 2019-03-13 00:20

When I download, sometimes I have no idea how much space there is. Sometimes I download a 40GB file and I only have 20GB space. When this happens filezilla downloads as much as it can, then stops because out of space and retrys to download, asking or saying hey, there is a same name file already here, do you want to overwrite? I say yes and it starts back at zero.

I feel filezilla should either check the destination first and/or resume from where it got stuck if space becomes avail. I know both of these are very much plausible ideas. Thanks.

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#2 Post by botg » 2019-03-13 08:34

Feature requests should go to https://trac.filezilla-project.org/

Please make sure to search all existing tickets, duplicates just waste valuable time that could be used to actually implement new features.

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#3 Post by boco » 2019-03-13 10:10

FileZilla has a feature to "Preallocate space before downloading". Wouldn't that catch it @botg?
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#4 Post by botg » 2019-03-13 12:31

boco wrote:
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FileZilla has a feature to "Preallocate space before downloading". Wouldn't that catch it @botg?
With modern filesystems that's just advisory. Space is only actually allocated when the actual data is being written.

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#5 Post by boco » 2019-03-14 00:12

Would it be possible to actually reserve the space before starting to write? As many Torrent clients do it, it must be possible.
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#6 Post by botg » 2019-03-14 08:58

It reserves space with that option set, but that reservation is just advisory.

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