[Junior Job] Use composite job for multiple file transfers
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When multiple files from the phone are received a FileTransferJob for each is started. These jobs should be batched together into a KCompositejob.

Relevant modules: SharePlugin on Desktop and Android, FileTransferJob class from core
Requires research about Jobs in KDE Frameworks/KIO

Possible approach:
Each file is transferred in its own NetworkPacket, because there is only room for one payload per packet. One could either

  • allow more than one payload per NetworkPacket, would require changes to NetworkPacket on both sides without breaking existing code
  • add some information to the NetworkPacket to indicate which Filetransfers should be batched together
nicolasfella renamed this task from Use composite job for multiple file transfers to [Junior Job] Use composite job for multiple file transfers.May 10 2018, 4:13 PM
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