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Re: initdb in 8.3

From: Tim Tassonis <timtas(at)cubic(dot)ch>
To: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: initdb in 8.3
Date: 2008-04-23 22:59:57
Message-ID: 480FBF6D.2070301@cubic.ch (view raw or flat)
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Karsten Hilbert wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 11:46:35AM +0200, Tim Tassonis wrote:
> 
>> As you probably are all aware of, this results now in a cluster that  
>> will only allow you to create UTF-8 databases. I have read some posts  
>> regarding this topic where it is explained that allowing LATIN1 on a  
>> cluster initialized with UTF-8 will give you problems
> 
> Ain't it the other way round ?
> 
> Creating UTF8 databases on LATIN1 clusters won't work ?

No it's this way round, but maybe the other way round, too.
You can only create databases with arbitrary encodings on C locale 
clusters from 8.3 on.

Regards
Tim

> 
> Karsten


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