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Re: pgcrypto module for WINDOWS

From: Bruno Wolff III <bruno(at)wolff(dot)to>
To: Joe Conway <mail(at)joeconway(dot)com>
Cc: Mª José Sempere <mjose(at)pixelart(dot)es>,pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pgcrypto module for WINDOWS
Date: 2004-12-11 19:11:36
Message-ID: 20041211191136.GC1613@wolff.to (view raw or flat)
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On Fri, Dec 10, 2004 at 21:14:10 -0800,
  Joe Conway <mail(at)joeconway(dot)com> wrote:
> Mª José Sempere wrote:
> >We are interested in installing the pgcrypto module of PostgreSQL for
> > Windows, In order to use the function digest() for creating index on
> >bytea type fields:
> >
> >create unique index my_index on my_table (digest(my_bytea_field,
> >'md5'));
> 
> 
> Um, why would you want to use digest() just so that you can index a 
> bytea field?

They might be using M5 hashes as external names for the entries.

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