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Re: Rep:Re: Error Writing/Reading Encrypted Values

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Cedar Cox <cedarc(at)visionforisrael(dot)com>
Cc: Hiroshi Inoue <Inoue(at)tpf(dot)co(dot)jp>, pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Rep:Re: Error Writing/Reading Encrypted Values
Date: 2002-01-16 14:54:28
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> > > Personally, I don't think I would need it, but it sounds useful (and
> > > needed) if there's no other place to store "strange" data.  There's also
> > > the question of defaults.  For Windows it should be the current behavior.
> > > For Unix, perhaps the default should be no conversion?  (I don't know if
> > > it's difficult to set something different for another platform.. perhaps
> > > ignore me..?).
> > 
> > It's not difficult to change the behavior between Windows
> > and the others. It doesn't seem that difficult to add an
> > option to enable/disable <LF> <-> <CR><LF> conversion either.
> > The problem is that we have already too many options.
> > The more we have options the longer the connection string
> > would be. We are already using abbrebiated connection
> > strings in psqlodbc driver and don't have many bytes
> > to spare for connection strings.
> > Well is the option worth adding ?
> Ok.  I understand the dilemma.  In that case, perhaps it would make sense
> for it to be a compile time option, with defaults as I mentioned.  It
> seems most likely to be platform dependent, and probably set only once
> anyway.  This way the windows driver at least wouldn't change at all
> ...back to the list.  Comments anyone?

Compile-time options are even less attractive -- perhaps some
auto-sensing code that looked at the first line and determined the
proper behavior.

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