Upload API

Bug #1407672 reported by Alberto Mardegan on 2015-01-05
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ubuntu-download-manager (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Bug Description

Please expose to QML an API to allow file uploads. One use case is for writing clients for services like ownCloud or DropBox.

Changed in ubuntu-download-manager:
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Medium
assignee: nobody → Manuel de la Peña (mandel)
Changed in ubuntu-download-manager:
status: Triaged → In Progress
Stuart Langridge (sil) wrote :

It would be good if we could make arbitrary POST/PUT requests here. That would allow, for example, a Twitter client to kick off a POST request to send a tweet and not have that request be aborted if the app is switched away from.

Michał Karnicki (karni) wrote :

How will we handle non-http uploads? Will there be a C++ API as well?

Alberto Mardegan (mardy) wrote :

As an example of an upload which I'd like to reimplement using UDM, see here (flickr upload):

https://gitlab.com/mardy/flickr-share/blob/master/src/uploader.cpp#L240

It's definitely not trivial. :-)

Changed in ubuntu-download-manager:
status: In Progress → New
assignee: Manuel de la Peña (mandel) → nobody
Changed in ubuntu-download-manager (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
no longer affects: ubuntu-download-manager
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