Andrew Dunstan <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> After discussing some possibilities, we decided that maybe 
> the best approach would be to allow a custom GUC variable that would 
> specify a list of types to be passed in binary form with no conversion, e.g.

>   plperl.pass_as_binary = 'bytea, other-type'

At minimum this GUC would have to be superuser-only, and even then the
security risks seem a bit high.  But the real problem with this thinking
is the same one I already pointed out to Theo: why do you think this
issue is plperl-specific?

                        regards, tom lane

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