[Rt-devel] Fixed Attachments with for RT with mysql backend

Ruslan Zakirov ruz at bestpractical.com
Thu Oct 9 13:25:26 EDT 2008

You were looking at wrong schema file, RT 3.8.1 has different schema
for mysql 5.0+ and there are special upgrade steps required which are
described in UPGRADING.mysql

On Thu, Oct 9, 2008 at 8:35 PM, Hef <hef at tavros.net> wrote:
> I am using rt 3.6.7, but this probably applies to 3.8.1
> I have been having problems with attachments in RT for awhile.
> I got the problem narrowed down to RT was doing odd things with
> attachments that contained a null byte (00)
> Text documents attached ok, but nothing else seemed to, like customer
> screen shots.
> I looked at the scheme.mysql file for rt 3.8.1 and noticed that it used
> LONGTEXT for the content column in the Attachments table.
> Our current install of 3.6.7 had the same thing.  I changed the column
> to use LONGBLOB and sent a test message with a image and it worked.
> I couldn't find any documentation on the difference but I still
> recommend using blobs instead of text for data that might contain a null
> byte.
> I am using mysql version 5.0.54 on Gentoo Linux with rt 3.6.7
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Best regards, Ruslan.

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