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Re: encoding names

From: Tatsuo Ishii <t-ishii(at)sra(dot)co(dot)jp>
To: peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net
Cc: barry(at)xythos(dot)com, zakkr(at)zf(dot)jcu(dot)cz, pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: encoding names
Date: 2001-08-18 11:14:25
Message-ID: 20010818201425H.t-ishii@sra.co.jp (view raw or flat)
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> > > > This patch will break the JDBC driver.  The jdbc driver relies on the
> > > > value returned by getdatabaseencoding() to determine the server encoding
> > > > so that it can convert to unicode.
> > >
> > > Then the driver needs to be changed to accept the new encoding names as
> > > well.  (Or couldn't we convert it to Unicode in the server?)
> >
> > This will break the backward compatibility.
> 
> How so?

Apparently 7.1 JDBC driver does not understand the value 7.2
getdatabaseencoding() returns.
--
Tatsuo Ishii

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