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Re: Making TEXT NUL-transparent

From: Pavel Stehule <pavel(dot)stehule(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Florian Weimer <fweimer(at)bfk(dot)de>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Making TEXT NUL-transparent
Date: 2011-11-24 09:21:21
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2011/11/24 Florian Weimer <fweimer(at)bfk(dot)de>:
> Occasionally, we get bitten by embedded NUL bytes in TEXT values.  We
> take care of generating proper UTF-8, but this additional restriction
> sometimes slips by.  It would be really helpful if PostgreSQL could
> store such TEXT fields as-is (at least if they are computed internally,
> or come from query parameters).

and why you don't use bytea ? Text should be correct literal.


Pavel Stehule

> I haven't even looked how difficult it would be to implement this.  Do
> you think it's worth the trouble?
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