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Re: COPY FROM is not 8bit clean

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Darcy Buskermolen <darcy(at)ok-connect(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: COPY FROM is not 8bit clean
Date: 2002-02-26 04:57:37
Message-ID: 27359.1014699457@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Darcy Buskermolen <darcy(at)ok-connect(dot)com> writes:
> When useing COPY FROM 'file' DELIMITER '\254' copyfrom reads past the
> delimiter and ends up with parse errors when trying to do the insert

Are you perhaps operating in a multibyte encoding in which \254 is
just the first byte of a multibyte character?

I'm not sure what we do in such a case, and even less sure what we
should do ... but I am entirely prepared to believe that we don't
do the Right Thing ...

			regards, tom lane

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