thanks for the message. I've created bulgarian locale
from similar russian sources (I believe it's CP1251 charset).
Hope it would be ok.
On Mon, 11 Sep 2000, Palle Girgensohn wrote:
> Date: Mon, 11 Sep 2000 15:51:23 +0200
> From: Palle Girgensohn <girgen(at)partitur(dot)se>
> To: Oleg Bartunov <oleg(at)sai(dot)msu(dot)su>
> Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-sql(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Subject: Re: [SQL] need asap: bg_BG locale for FreeBSD
> Oleg Bartunov wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I'm going to Bulgaria this week to setup FreeBSD server running
> > postgres and would like to know if somebody has an experience
> > with postgres and bulgarian locale. Actually, I need
> > bg_BG locale for FreeBSD. interesting that searching for
> > subject in internet doesn't provide any information.
> > The only thing I found is bg_BG locale for Linux (Redhat)
> I created a Swedish LC_COLLATE locale part for FreeBSD a while
> back, with the specific purpose of using it with PostgreSQL,
> and it was not very hard.
> For sorting stuff:
> Check /usr/src/share/colldef (the sorting algoritm is defined
> by LC_COLLATE). I don't anything about bulgarian, though. Is it
> using cyrillic characters? Try using one of the russion locales
> to start with.
> For character representation (LC_CTYPE), I have no experience,
> but it should also be fairly easy. Maybe Bulgarian uses a
> similar character set to for example Russian? You will only
> need a character locale for each Check /usr/src/share/mklocale
> For a complete locale, you would also need timedef
> colldef(1) is man page to check for sorting (collate)...
> mklocale(1) is for locale creation.
> Good luck!
Oleg Bartunov, sci.researcher, hostmaster of AstroNet,
Sternberg Astronomical Institute, Moscow University (Russia)
Internet: oleg(at)sai(dot)msu(dot)su, http://www.sai.msu.su/~megera/
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