Filesize and filetype issues

Mark Smith smitty at
Mon Apr 21 22:33:25 UTC 2008

> Perhaps you can store filesize and filetype (and any other metadata
>  required) in a your application database together with the mogilefs
>  key? I.e. calculate these params once at upload/add time?

That's the typical method of designing a MogileFS system.  Since the
storage is opaque, MogileFS doesn't care what you put it, nor does it
have information on it.  (There have been talks about adding metadata
stuff to MogileFS, that'd be nice, but it doesn't really exist yet.)

Mark Smith / xb95
smitty at

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