Nissim <nissim(at)nksystems(dot)com> writes:
> Tom Lane wrote:
>> Nissim <nissim(at)nksystems(dot)com> writes:
>>>> The datatype returned by the ResultSetMetaData for OID should be
>>>> VARBINARY, not INT.
>> Uh, why? There's nothing VAR about it that I can see, and it is
>> the same size as INT ... at the moment anyway ...
> If you're using it to identify rows then it is used like an int, but if
> you're using it to point to a Large Object, the LO is variable size
> binary data, right?
The LO may be, but that doesn't make the OID so. I think you are
confusing two things that should be kept separate.
> Will returning VARBINARY as the type of an OID column break anyone elses
Undoubtedly. Find another way.
regards, tom lane
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