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Re: Enforcing database encoding and locale match

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Zdenek Kotala <Zdenek(dot)Kotala(at)Sun(dot)COM>, Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>, Gregory Stark <stark(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Enforcing database encoding and locale match
Date: 2007-10-01 17:06:58
Message-ID: 20071001170658.GB5914@alvh.no-ip.org (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane wrote:

> I tried this program on Mac OS X 10.4.10 (the current release) and found
> out that what that OS mostly returns is the encoding portion of the
> locale name, for instance

FWIW I tried this program here, and I get

C                       ... ANSI_X3.4-1968 - NO MATCH
POSIX                   ... ANSI_X3.4-1968 - NO MATCH

Note the funny name.  Trying initdb with LC_ALL=C correctly uses
SQL_ASCII (I saw the special case in chklocale.c), but I'm wondering if
we should list those names explicitely.

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Alvaro Herrera                                http://www.CommandPrompt.com/
The PostgreSQL Company - Command Prompt, Inc.

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