How to combine a splited files?

Whether is it possible to split a big files into small
parts first, then transfer those small parts to a webserver and combine them together?

Thanks

Shekou
shekouAsked:
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bugrogerConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Hi,

Try these two functions:
 With "SplitFile" you can Split a File "FileName"
 (ex.: 'C:\BigFile.dat') to a specified directory
 "DestDir" (ex.: 'C:\BigFileDir\'). PartSize is the
 max. size of each part file.

 With JoinFiles you can join the File which were splitted
 with SplitFile to a File "FileName". "SourceDir" is the
 directory where are the part files (ex.: bigfile.000, ...)
 "SplitName"  is the name of the splitted files without
 '.XXX' (ex.: 'BigFile'). IF "SplitName" is '' the function
 use the "FileName" as name of the splitted files.

 you can call the functions like this:

 SplitFile('C:\test.bmp','C:\Test1\', 500000);
 {...}
 JoinFiles('C:\test.bmp', 'C:\Test1\', '' );

 SplitFile('C:\test.bmp','C:\Test1\', 500000);
 {...}
 JoinFiles('C:\Bitmap.bmp', 'C:\Test1\', 'test' );

Function JoinFiles(FileName, SourceDir, SplitName : String) : Boolean;
VAR
 DestFile : TFileStream;
 PartFile : TMemoryStream;

 Fn                    : String;
 z                     : Cardinal;

 Function _NoExt(No : Cardinal) : String;
 Begin
  Result := IntToStr(No);
  While Length(Result) < 3 do Insert('0', Result, 1);
 End;


Begin
 Result := TRUE;
 TRY
  If SourceDir[Length(SourceDir)] <> '\' then SourceDir := SourceDir + '\';

  If SplitName = '' then
  Begin
   fn := ExtractFileName(FileName);
   z  := pos('.', fn);
   Delete(fn, z+1 , Length(fn) -z );
  End else
  Begin
   fn := SplitName + '.';
  End;

  DestFile := TFileStream.Create(FileName, fmCreate);

  z := 0;
  While FileExists(SourceDir + fn + _NoExt(z)) do
  Begin

   PartFile := TMemoryStream.Create;
   PartFile.LoadFromFile(SourceDir + fn + _NoExt(z));
   DestFile.WriteBuffer(PartFile.Memory^, PartFile.Size);
   PartFile.Free;
   Inc(z);
  End;

 EXCEPT
  Result := FALSE;
 END;
 DestFile.Free;
End;

Function SplitFile(Filename, DestDir : String; PartSize : Cardinal) : Boolean;
VAR
 SourceFile   : TFileStream;
 PartFile     : TMemoryStream;
 Fn           : String;

 Size, z : Cardinal;

 Function _NoExt(No : Cardinal) : String;
 Begin
  Result := IntToStr(No);
  While Length(Result) < 3 do Insert('0', Result, 1);
 End;


Begin
 Result := TRUE;
 TRY
  If DestDir[Length(DestDir)] <> '\' then DestDir := DestDir + '\';

  fn := ExtractFileName(FileName);
  z  := pos('.', fn);
  Delete(fn, z+1 , Length(fn) -z );

  SourceFile := TFileStream.Create(FileName, fmOpenRead);
  Size := SourceFile.Size;

  PartFile := TMemoryStream.Create;

  z := 0;
  While Size > 0 do
  Begin
   IF Size > PartSize then PartFile.Size := PartSize
                      else PartFile.Size := Size;

   Size := Size - PartFile.Size;

   SourceFile.ReadBuffer(PartFile.Memory^, PartFile.Size);
   PartFile.SaveToFile(DestDir + fn + _NoExt(z));
   PartFile.Position := 0;
   Inc(z);
  End;

 EXCEPT
  Result := FALSE;
 END;
 PartFile.Free;
 SourceFile.Free;
End;


GL
 Bug




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kretzschmarCommented:
a sample from my paq:

a simple sample

unit splitfiles_u;

interface

uses
Windows, Messages, SysUtils, Classes, Graphics, Controls, Forms, Dialogs,
StdCtrls;

type
TForm1 = class(TForm)
  Button1: TButton;
  OpenDialog1: TOpenDialog;
  Edit1: TEdit;
  SaveDialog1: TSaveDialog;
  Button2: TButton;
  Label1: TLabel;
  procedure Button1Click(Sender: TObject);
  procedure Button2Click(Sender: TObject);
private
  { Private declarations }
public
  { Public declarations }
end;

var
Form1: TForm1;

implementation

{$R *.DFM}

//Splitting Files
procedure TForm1.Button1Click(Sender: TObject);
var
i, WantedFragSize, RealToWrite : Integer;
InStream, OutStream : TFileStream;
S : String;
begin
if Opendialog1.Execute then
begin
  SaveDialog1.Title := 'Select Dir and input FilePrefix without Suffix';
  If SaveDialog1.Execute then
  begin
    WantedFragSize := StrtoInt(Edit1.Text);  //Wanted SplitSize
    i := 0;
    InStream  := TFileStream.Create(OpenDialog1.FileName,fmOpenRead);
    try
      while (InStream.Position < InStream.Size) do
      Begin
        s := IntToStr(I);                   //Building numeric suffix
        while Length(s) < 3 do s := '0'+s;
        s := '.'+s;
        If InStream.Size - InStream.Position < WantedFragSize then
          RealToWrite := InStream.Size - InStream.Position
        else
          RealToWrite := WantedFragSize;
        OutStream  := TFileStream.Create(SaveDialog1.FileName+s,fmCreate);
        try
          OutStream.CopyFrom(InStream,RealToWrite);
          Inc(i);
        finally
          OutStream.Free;
        end;
      end;
    Finally
      InStream.Free;
    end;
  end;
end;
end;

//concanating files
procedure TForm1.Button2Click(Sender: TObject);
var
i : Integer;
InStream, OutStream : TFileStream;
SourcePath, FragName, S : String;
begin
Opendialog1.Title := 'Select any Fragmented File';
if Opendialog1.Execute then
begin
  SourcePath := ExtractFilePath(Opendialog1.FileName);
  FragName := ExtractFileName(Opendialog1.FileName);
  SaveDialog1.Title := 'Select Dir and input the FileName with Suffix';
  If SaveDialog1.Execute then
  begin
    i := 0;
    s := IntToStr(I);
    while Length(s) < 3 do s := '0'+s;
    s := '.'+s;
    FragName := ChangeFileExt(FragName, s);
    If FileExists(SourcePath+FragName) then
    begin
      OutStream := TFileStream.Create(Savedialog1.FileName,fmCreate);
      try
        While FileExists(SourcePath+FragName) do
        Begin
          InStream  := TFileStream.Create(SourcePath+FragName,fmOpenRead);
          try
            OutStream.CopyFrom(InStream,0);
            Inc(i);
            s := IntToStr(I);
            while Length(s) < 3 do s := '0'+s;
            s := '.'+s;
            FragName := ChangeFileExt(FragName, s);
          finally
            InStream.Free;
          end;
        end;
      finally
        OutStream.Free;
      end;
    end;
  end;
end;
end;

end.


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shekouAuthor Commented:
I know it is easy to combine the file in c:\, what I am
asking is whether is it possible to concatenate files in a
webserver ( or ftp server) such as under ftp://ftp.mydrive.com/

Thanks

Shekou
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kretzschmarCommented:
even that my sample works with streams,
you can download the fragments, combine it
and upload the whole file
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shekouAuthor Commented:
Still some misunderstanding, I am NOT mean upload a whole file, I mean upload splitted parts of file to ftp://ftp.mydrive.com/ then combine them together from there. How to do that?

Thanks

James
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kretzschmarCommented:
this must do the ftp-server, i guess,
with an ftp-server os depending script
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