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From: "Anton Kalauzky" <kalauzky(at)hotmail(dot)com>
To: pgsql-admin(at)postgreSQL(dot)org, pgsql-general(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: PostgreSQL encoding question
Date: 2000-10-07 08:58:42
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Dear friends,

I have two PC's with exactly the same configurations - one in my office and 
the other at home. They are running RedHat Linux 6.2 and PostgreSQL included 
in distribution. The first one I recently installed by upgrading from Linux 
6.1 and the for the second one I went through full installation process.

I have also exactly the same db's, tables and row's in PostgreSQL. All my 
data's are completely equal. Recently found that when I invoke SQL command 
"SELECT * FROM nst ORDER BY name;" I have different answers on my systems. I 
would like to mention that I use KOI8 (RUSSIAN) encoding. The 1-st one puts 
English before Russian, it's ok because they have less ASCII codes. But the 
2-nd one is little strange. It sorts Russian characters truely but puts 
digits and English after Russian. Here it is some outscreen:

SELECT name,id FROM nst ORDER BY name;


I found some SET commands but they didn't gave me any result.

So, do you have any idea about solving this problem? Thank you for your 

All the best.
Anton Kalauzki
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