Serving executables over web
mdounin at mdounin.ru
Fri Nov 7 18:49:47 MSK 2008
On Fri, Nov 07, 2008 at 03:26:13PM +0000, matt davies wrote:
> I've just worked out that download speed has absolutely nothing to do
> with client_max_body_size as Roxis correctly pointed out. What was
> happening my end was that I had already successfully downloaded the exe
> once, so the next download of the same file was obviously much quicker
> The PDF I put on the site of roughly the same size was a very fast
> download straight away, so I'm guessing it's something to do with the
> mime types and how the PDF file was handled compared to the EXE file.
> No clue as to what is happening now
Just a guess: antivirus on server/client/firewall?
> Can anyone point me at any documentation on how nginx handles
> downloading files?
It's written mostly in C language, you should have it with nginx
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