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Re: UNICODE/UTF-8 on win32

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org,Tatsuo Ishii <t-ishii(at)sra(dot)co(dot)jp>
Subject: Re: UNICODE/UTF-8 on win32
Date: 2004-12-31 19:21:16
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"Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net> writes:
> We know it's broken and won't be fixed for 8.0.

> If we just #ifndef WIN32 the definitions in utils/mb/encnames.c it won't
> be possible to select that encoding, right? Will that have any other
> unwanted effects (such as breaking client encodings)? If not, I suggest
> this is done.

I believe the subscripts in those arrays have to match the encoding
enum type, so you can't just ifdef out individual entries.

> (Or perhaps something can be done in pg_valid_server_encoding?)

Making the valid_server_encoding function reject it might work.
Tatsuo-san would know for sure.

Should we also reject it as a client encoding, or does that work OK?

			regards, tom lane

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