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Re: Bytea question

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Chris Hoover <revoohc(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: "pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Bytea question
Date: 2007-04-11 13:09:04
Message-ID: 20070411130904.GD4896@alvh.no-ip.org (view raw or flat)
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Chris Hoover escribió:
> Hopefully a quick question.
> 
> If I store a file into a bytea field, is there anyway for postgres to read
> the contents of the file?

When you say "store a file", do you mean "store a filename"?

> Here is my scenario:
> 
> Receive text file
> insert file into bytea field
> insert trigger fires
>  - read file contents
>  - post contents into production tables
> 
> Is this at all possible, or am I going to need to store the original file
> and store/pass the file contents?


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