[Pdns-users] Maximum Length of content row in mysql

bert hubert bert.hubert at netherlabs.nl
Sat Sep 15 10:19:43 UTC 2007

On Fri, Sep 14, 2007 at 05:25:53PM -0500, Ed McLain wrote:
> I have a need to set the content row in mysql to something greater than 255
> characters and I'm curious as to what the maximum string length is allowed
> to be in the source?  If I change the row type to SMALLTEXT from
> VARCHAR(255) and put a record with say 400 characters in it, would pdns only
> read the first 255?

PowerDNS will read all of it. However, do realise only very recent versions
of PowerDNS are able to serve TXT records that big!

I think 2.9.21 will do it.

Good luck!

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