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Re: [HACKERS] Large objects names

From: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: peter(at)retep(dot)org(dot)uk (Peter T Mount)
Cc: hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org, pgsql-interfaces(at)postgreSQL(dot)org (PostgreSQL-interfaces)
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Large objects names
Date: 1998-08-06 15:35:03
Message-ID: 199808061535.LAA04834@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> On Wed, 5 Aug 1998, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> 
> > Currently, large objects are stored internally as xinv### and xinx###.
> > 
> > I would like to rename this for 6.4 to be _lobject_### to prevent
> > namespace collisions, and make them clearer for administrators.
> > 
> > However, this may cause problems for backward compatability for large
> > object users.  As I see there are going to be other new large object
> > things in 6.4, it may not be an issue.
> > 
> > Is is OK to rename them internally?
> 
> Shouldn't be a problem. JDBC does refer to the xin prefix with the
> getTables method, so it's simply a single change there.

I am suggesting changes in later releases to older interfaces can
communicated with 6.4 without any problems.

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