Subject Re: [Firebird-Architect] Blob levels
Author Jim Starkey
Dmitry Yemanov wrote:

>I don't know whether this restriction is documented somewhere or not. But
>the real problem is that the code never checks whether a level 2 blob can be
>overfilled. Just try to load a 65MB blob into a 1K page size database and
>the engine bugchecks. I've just added an overflow check into v2.0 to report
>a better error message instead. But I have a question: do we consider this
>limitation okay? Or perhaps we could extend the current scheme to have level
>3, 4 etc blobs to address bigger data? Of course, this talk is not about
There isn't a question here -- extend the levels. When I wrote the
code, giga wasn't a modifier used for disks.


Jim Starkey
Netfrastructure, Inc.
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