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Re: Rep:Re: Error Writing/Reading Encrypted Values

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Cedar Cox <cedarc(at)visionforisrael(dot)com>
Cc: Hiroshi Inoue <Inoue(at)tpf(dot)co(dot)jp>, pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Rep:Re: Error Writing/Reading Encrypted Values
Date: 2002-01-18 18:12:19
Message-ID: 200201181812.g0IICJi27040@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Cedar Cox wrote:
> 
> > > > > Ok.  I understand the dilemma.  In that case, perhaps it would make sense
> > > > > for it to be a compile time option, with defaults as I mentioned.  It
> > > > > seems most likely to be platform dependent, and probably set only once
> > > > > anyway.  This way the windows driver at least wouldn't change at all
> > > > > ...back to the list.  Comments anyone?
> > > > 
> > > > Compile-time options are even less attractive -- perhaps some
> > > > auto-sensing code that looked at the first line and determined the
> > > > proper behavior.
> > > 
> > > Hmm I don't understand what auto-sensing means.
> > > At any rate I would change the behavior in the next
> > > version.
> > 
> > For auto-sensing, I was thinking of looking at the end of the first line
> > and seeing if it is \n or \r\n and using that to handle the rest of the
> > lines.
> 
> The point of this is to handle arbitrary binary data (and give people an
> option of CRLF translation) right?  What if the "wrong" data appears?  
> How does one auto-sense binary data?  (Perhaps I'm missing something..)

It was just a guess.  I thought it was dealing with end-of-line issues.

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