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Re: [QUESTIONS] Re: [HACKERS] text should be a blob field

From: Peter T Mount <psqlhack(at)maidast(dot)demon(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: "Thomas G(dot) Lockhart" <lockhart(at)alumni(dot)caltech(dot)edu>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)hub(dot)org
Subject: Re: [QUESTIONS] Re: [HACKERS] text should be a blob field
Date: 1998-03-17 07:30:47
Message-ID: Pine.LNX.3.95.980317072804.19351A-100000@maidast (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, 17 Mar 1998, Thomas G. Lockhart wrote:

> Would it be possible to have a slightly different interface in the
> frontend library which hides the fact that large objects are transfered
> 8kb at a time from the backend? Then the handling of text and large
> objects/blobs starts to look more alike...

The front end doesn't show the 8k limit... the storage manager handles
splitting up the large object into 8k chunks - it may be that the examples
show this because we know about it ourselves ;-)

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