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Re^3: Handling huge BLOB fields with DBI and MySQL

by Anonymous Monk
on Jul 28, 2004 at 08:54 UTC ( #377966=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Handling huge BLOB fields with DBI and MySQL
in thread Handling huge BLOB fields with DBI and MySQL

binmode is mandatory only on MS-DOS/Windows systems.

perldoc -f binmode
On some systems (in general, DOS and Windows-based systems) binmode() is necessary when you're not working with a text file.