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Re: Maximum size before having to use BLOBs.

From: "D(dot) Duccini" <duccini(at)backpack(dot)com>
To: Ryan Ho <ryanho(at)pacific(dot)net(dot)sg>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Maximum size before having to use BLOBs.
Date: 2000-06-15 13:25:41
Message-ID: Pine.GSO.4.03.10006150825010.12622-100000@ra.bpsi.net (view raw or flat)
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duccini=> create table test (mail varchar(8192));
ERROR:  length for type 'varchar' cannot exceed 8088
duccini=> 

the answer would be 8088

-duck

On Thu, 15 Jun 2000, Ryan Ho wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> What is the maximum size 'text' or  'varchar' can support before a BLOB has to be
> used. I need to store some small text files and I don't know how big is too big
> for a 'varchar'.
> 
> Thanks in advance
> Ryan
> 


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