Confused about storing arrays in a custom property

Pete pete at mollysrevenge.com
Tue Aug 23 17:20:26 EDT 2011


Turns out there's an sqlite parameter that controls the max length
(SQLITE_MAX_LENGTH) - its default is 1 billion so I think I'm safe storing
encoded array information!

You might be thinking of the mySQL CHAR data type size limit which is 255.

Pete
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On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 1:54 PM, Bob Sneidar <bobs at twft.com> wrote:

> 255 if i am not mistaken. Larger and you need to use blobs
>
> bob
>
> On Aug 23, 2011, at 12:46 PM, Pete wrote:
>
> > Good point Jan, I will check on the max size of a TEXT column in sqlite
> > Pete
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> > On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 12:22 PM, Jan Schenkel <janschenkel at yahoo.com
> >wrote:
> >
> >> Glad it helped - as for storing in a CLOB, that's just the database I
> use
> >> at the day-job, which makes a distinction between CLOB and BLOB for
> schema
> >> definition :-)
> >> It always depends on the size of the data, and some RDBMS's can be a bit
> >> fussy about the data definition and the supported size.
> >>
> >> Jan Schenkel.
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> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: Pete <pete at mollysrevenge.com>
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> >> Sent: Monday, August 22, 2011 11:30 PM
> >> Subject: Re: Confused about storing arrays in a custom property
> >>
> >> Hi Jan,
> >> The base64Encode worked great, thanks for the tip!  I didn't need to
> store
> >> it as a CLOB type actually, just as regular text.
> >> Pete
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