"large" attachments (was Re: [rt-devel] rt notes)
jdfalk at mail-abuse.org
Mon Sep 18 16:33:46 EDT 2000
On 09/17/00, Jesse <jesse at fsck.com> wrote:
> > 5. Because current large-object interface in postgres is such a pain to
> > work with, I converted all columns to TEXT. However, postgres up to 7.1
> > won't allow you to put >8k of data into one row, which means things won't
> > quite work right. 7.1 is to be released sometime this year. :)
> *nod* One thing I've been vaguely pondering is the idea of storing "large"
> attachments on disk, rather than in the database. This isn't something I'm
> thrilled with, but it may be necessary to deal with many databases' broken
> large-object handling.
Are you thinking of adding functionality similar to stripmime?
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