Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: bin to blob?
Author Martijn Tonies
> >>I would like to load bmp images at database creation time. a udf
> >>maybe? would there be a udf out there?
> >>
> >>
> >
> >UDFs don't do database connections and are executed at the
> >server.
> >
> Actually, UDF's do create blobs quite nicely, returning the immature
> blob id for use in a record stored by some other mechanism.

Sure, but UDFs do execute on the server, while scripts usually
run at a client and therefor are of no use in this situation.

With regards,

Martijn Tonies
Database Workbench - the developer tool for InterBase & Firebird
Upscene Productions