Bug #338

MySql varchar is unnecessarily limited to 255 characters

Added by Jan DolinĂ¡r over 11 years ago. Updated over 11 years ago.

Status:ApprovedStart date:10/19/2012
Priority:NormalDue date:
Assignee:Miroslav Fidler% Done:


Category:CoreSpent time:-
Target version:-


The function MySqlTextType() returns varchar only for lengths <256, but since MySql 5.0.3 (that came out in 2005) it is allowed to store up to 65535 characters.

I believe that most businesses should be using at least 5.1 since 5.0 is not even developed anymore, so it should be safe to update the limit. What do you think?


#1 Updated by Miroslav Fidler over 11 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Approved

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