Skip site navigation (1) Skip section navigation (2)

Re: Re: Toast,bytea, Text -blob all confusing

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Joe Conway <joseph(dot)conway(at)home(dot)com>, Alex Pilosov <alex(at)acecape(dot)com>, Lincoln Yeoh <lyeoh(at)pop(dot)jaring(dot)my>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Re: Toast,bytea, Text -blob all confusing
Date: 2001-09-04 04:54:50
Message-ID: 200109040454.f844soF21061@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
Thread:
Lists: pgsql-hackers
> Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> > However, there's a trap: before things get to bytea input handler, they
> > are first processed by postgresql general parser.
> 
> This description fails to make clear that the two levels of parsing only
> apply for datums that are written as string literals in SQL commands.
> An example where this doesn't apply is COPY input data.

Are you talking about my SGML changes? I clearly mention quote-handling
and bytea handling, which pretty clearly not apply in COPY.

-- 
  Bruce Momjian                        |  http://candle.pha.pa.us
  pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us               |  (610) 853-3000
  +  If your life is a hard drive,     |  830 Blythe Avenue
  +  Christ can be your backup.        |  Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania 19026

In response to

pgsql-hackers by date

Next:From: Joe ConwayDate: 2001-09-04 04:55:23
Subject: Re: Bytea/Base64 encoders for libpq - interested?
Previous:From: Tom LaneDate: 2001-09-04 04:52:15
Subject: Re: Re: Toast,bytea, Text -blob all confusing

Privacy Policy | About PostgreSQL
Copyright © 1996-2014 The PostgreSQL Global Development Group