"load URL" loads entire file in RAM?

Dave Cragg dave.cragg at lacscentre.co.uk
Wed Jul 25 14:53:42 CDT 2007


On 25 Jul 2007, at 20:12, Josh Mellicker wrote:

> I have some questions about "load URL",

The "local cache" is in RAM. Nothing is written to the hard drive.  
So, yes, the entire file has to be held.

As you point out, libURLdownloadToFile is better for very large files.

Cheers
Dave



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