[Catalyst] Looking at upload size/type before it is uploaded?

Tomas Doran bobtfish at bobtfish.net
Sat Jul 11 12:56:20 GMT 2009

On 10 Jul 2009, at 16:36, A Murka wrote:

> What's the recommended way to validate file upload's size and type
> (either filename or MIME) before downloading it into the temp
> directory? I don't want the user to be able to upload a 200 MB file in
> its entirety before having the controller reject it for being too big.

You're looking for http://search.cpan.org/~flora/Catalyst- 

Set that, and the body of the request will only be read when you  
access it. So you can check the content-length (and other headers)  
and reject the request before the rest of the content arrives...


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