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Re: blobs in a client/server environment

From: Pete Jewell <pete(at)example(dot)compulink(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: Matt Fair <matt(at)netasol(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-jdbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: blobs in a client/server environment
Date: 2001-09-27 10:28:07
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Matt Fair <matt(at)netasol(dot)com> writes:

> Hello,
> I have been playing around with storing images with setBinaryStream
> and getBinaryStream for a couple of days now, but I am continually
> running into a problem.  I don't know if I am getting the data in the
> right format or not, but I am not able to get my image from the
> database.
> I have a client/server environment and when I get the image back from
> the database that is done on the server.  So I do not want to write
> the InputStream as a file, instead as an array of bytes which are sent
> back to the client.
> I recive no errors when putting the image into the database and
> getting the  image out of the database, where I get my error is when I
> try to generate the image from the array of bytes.

Did you create the database with the -E UNICODE option?  If not, I
think you might find that the data is being stored as 7 bit ascii.
Caught me out too. :-)


Pete Jewell
Example Systems Ltd.
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