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Re: Hex representation

From: "Scott Marlowe" <scott(dot)marlowe(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Carol Walter" <walterc(at)indiana(dot)edu>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Hex representation
Date: 2008-09-24 19:43:51
Message-ID: dcc563d10809241243t20c14dbcl65089e12d54de44@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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I used this very simple little php script to make this

filename: mk55:
#!/usr/bin/php -q
<?php
for ($i=0;$i<262144;$i++){
    print chr(85);
}
?>

and ran it:

./mk55 > 55

ls -l 55
-rw-r--r-- 1 smarlowe smarlowe 262144 2008-09-24 13:41 55

i.e. it's 256k.

And it's attached.

On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 1:20 PM, Carol Walter <walterc(at)indiana(dot)edu> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> Does anyone know what the format of hex characters for postgres are?  I'm
> trying to create files that contain a 0x55.  It looks to me like it should
> require a delimiter of some sort between the characters.  I don't know how
> postgres would know that the string was a hex representation and not just a
> character zero, followed by a character x, followed by a character 5,
> followed by a character 5.
>
> Carol
>
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Attachment: mk55
Description: application/octet-stream (74 bytes)

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