Email::Store::Attachment - my losing battle
matt.lawrence at virgin.net
Fri Dec 1 16:02:50 GMT 2006
Christopher Jones wrote:
>> So bytea is Postgres's BLOB type.
> Is bytea really equivalent though? The business about having to escape
> certain characters makes it seem not so....
"The input format [of BLOB] is different from bytea, but the provided
functions and operators are mostly the same."
It's hardly a show-stopper to have to escape your binary data,
considering that the DBI driver will do it for you if you ask it to.
Besides which, you could always use postgres' Large Objects, which allow
you to stream your data in and out.
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