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Re: Corruption of files in PostgreSQL

From: Richard Huxton <dev(at)archonet(dot)com>
To: Paolo Bizzarri <pibizza(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Corruption of files in PostgreSQL
Date: 2007-05-30 09:56:11
Message-ID: 465D4A3B.50803@archonet.com (view raw or flat)
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Paolo Bizzarri wrote:
> On 5/30/07, Richard Huxton <dev(at)archonet(dot)com> wrote:
>> Paolo Bizzarri wrote:
>> > We use postgres as a backend, and we are experimenting some corruption
>> > problems on openoffice files.
>>
>> 1. How are you storing these files?
> 
> Files are stored as large objects. They are written with an lo_write
> and its contents is passed as a Binary object.
> 
>> 2. What is the nature of the corruption?
> 
> Apparently, files get truncated.

Interesting. You might want to read this recent thread (ongoing):

http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-general/2007-05/msg00734.php

-- 
   Richard Huxton
   Archonet Ltd

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