Should a file bigger than the stated 8.5MB attempt to upload?

Reported by Charlie Amoah on 2010-09-09
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This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Mahara
Undecided
Ruslan Kabalin

Bug Description

Hello there, I tried uploading a file which was 40.5MB where it stated that the allowed file was 8.5MB. I was expecting an instant validation of "The file you are attempting to upload is bigger than allowed size" or something along those lines but it kept spinning until I stopped it.

Can someone cast an iron eye on that for me please? Here is the URL:http://master.dev.mahara.org/artefact/file/

Master Dev Mahara 1.3

Linux

FF3

Changed in mahara:
status: New → Confirmed
assignee: nobody → Ruslan Kabalin (ruslan-kabalin)
Ruslan Kabalin (rkabalin) wrote :

This bug is related to this one:
    https://bugs.launchpad.net/mahara/+bug/547505

I have applied several patches that assure proper file upload error handling and introduced MAX_FILE_SIZE hidden field wherever filebrowser pieform is used (this is applied to master, sorry for not mentioning this patch in the commit message):

    976451f83 filebrowser: File upload errors are not catched (bug #634147)
    2b6daab1c filebrowser: introduced MAX_FILE_SIZE hidden field
    88881404a Consider that post_max_size is the whole POST content (bug #634829)
    79e4e6bcb comment: add_feedback_form_submit function refactoring
    3dd0e821d pieforms: new filesize parameter in file-related elements
    461c86dbd comment: define MAX_FILE_SIZE for attachments
    f11ccc937d comment: exit from add_feedback_form_submit in case of quota exception

Though there is still a case when user will not get an error. If post-max-size error is triggered, it will not be processed properly. I have created another bug for this problem: https://bugs.launchpad.net/mahara/+bug/634193

I'm closing this bug now; it's addressed in the 3 new bugs Ruslan created (see last comment).

Changed in mahara:
status: Confirmed → Invalid
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