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Re: BLOBs and a virtual file system

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Peter Martini <PeterM(at)processflo(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BLOBs and a virtual file system
Date: 2004-06-23 15:48:57
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Peter Martini <PeterM(at)processflo(dot)com> writes:
> Lately I've been planning work on a patch to postgres and linux on my
> system to allow access to BLOBs as a virtual filesystem, so I can see
> any file I put in there even through network shares while avoiding
> duplication / broken link issues.  Does this sound like something worth
> doing / is there a better way to safely reference files from both inside
> and outside postgres?

How would you do that without breaking transactional integrity for
blobs?  There'd be no way to deal with multiple row versions in such
a representation.

			regards, tom lane

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