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The character set encoding can be set separately for a database when it is created. initdb determines the encoding for the template1 database, which will serve as the default for all other databases. To alter the default encoding use the --encoding option. More details can be found in Section 21.2.
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Subject: [ADMIN] How is the default encoding determined
I recently was bitten by having two servers where the database encoding
was different. When I do an 'initdb' how does it determine the 'default'
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