Ashley Clark wrote:
> * Hiroshi Inoue in "Re: [INTERFACES] BYTEA and ODBC driver" dated
> * 2001/07/24 13:11 wrote:
> > Ashley Clark wrote:
> > >
> > > Shouldn't I be able to store images in a field of BYTEA type? I
> > > keep getting errors saying that I can't store that kind of
> > > information in a field of that type. I'm using the latest ODBC
> > > driver (7.01.0006).
> > BYTEA type seems unavailable for your purpose.
> > You seem to have to use large objects.
> > See http://odbc.postgresql.org/ (FAQ).
> Yes, I understand that using the lo type would work but what plans are
> there to support BYTEA in the ODBC driver?
BYTEA seems to be considered as a candidate for BLOB but
I don't see the conclusion yet. If BYTEA would be BLOB
ODBC driver should support it IMHO.
However BYTEA is inconvenient to handle now. For example
its input/output method is very ineffective.
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