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Re: Upcoming PG re-releases

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Paul Lindner <lindner(at)inuus(dot)com>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>, Neil Conway <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Upcoming PG re-releases
Date: 2005-12-04 16:34:16
Message-ID: 8284.1133714056@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Paul Lindner <lindner(at)inuus(dot)com> writes:
> To convert your pre-8.1 database to 8.1 you may have to remove and/or
> fix the offending characters.  One simple way to fix the problem is to
> run your pg_dump output through the iconv command like this:

>   iconv -c -f UTF8 -t UTF8 -o fixed.sql dump.sql

Is that really a one-size-fits-all solution?  Especially with -c?

			regards, tom lane

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