Posted By: Anonymous
Well, this one seems quite simple, and it is. All you have to do to download a file to your server is:
Only there is one problem. What if you have a large file, like 100mb. Then, you will run out of memory, and not be able to download the file.
What I want is a way to write the file to the disk as I am downloading it. That way, I can download bigger files, without running into memory problems.
Since PHP 5.1.0,
file_put_contents() supports writing piece-by-piece by passing a stream-handle as the
file_put_contents("Tmpfile.zip", fopen("http://someurl/file.zip", 'r'));
From the manual:
If data [that is the second argument] is a stream resource, the remaining buffer of that stream will be copied to the specified file. This is similar with using