[rt-devel] rt notes

ivan ivan-rt-devel at 420.am
Sat Oct 7 12:09:57 EDT 2000

On Sun, Sep 17, 2000 at 02:52:34AM -0400, Alex Pilosov wrote:
> The things that are different in each database: 
> a) datatypes (DATE vs TIMESTAMP, VARCHAR vs VARCHAR2, CLOB vs TEXT, etc)

> 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. :)  >

I'm working on the Pg port now.  Pg doesn't seem to have a `TEXT'
datatype.  What do you suggest using instead of MySQL BLOBs? for Pg 7.0?

This particular problem is going to be a doozy.  Yuck.


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