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From:Dan Nelson Date:October 2 2001 3:09pm
Subject:Re: what is the security issue with dynamic format?
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In the last episode (Oct 02), denis mercier said:
> I am presently going over the mysql documentation to get familiar
> with it, It runs great on my development server (linux RH7.1
> kernel=2.4.2-2 resin application server), I am in the process of
> optimizing and testing , I am using blob datatype in my main table, I
> understand why a fixed-size format is faster, but why is it more
> secure? I must use the dynamic format because of blobs, what are the
> security issues in using this format?

I think a better word for 'secure' is 'robust'.  A fixed-length table
is much easier to repair if damaged.

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	Dan Nelson
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what is the security issue with dynamic format?denis mercier2 Oct
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