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Re: default_text_search_config

From: Tatsuo Ishii <ishii(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us
Cc: ishii(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: default_text_search_config
Date: 2007-10-05 02:52:36
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> Tatsuo Ishii <ishii(at)postgresql(dot)org> writes:
> > When I run initdb -E EUC_JP --no-locale, I found following in my
> > postgresql.conf:
> > default_text_search_config = 'pg_catalog.english'
> > The manual says:
> > default_text_search_config (string)
> >     Selects the text search configuration that is used by those
> >     variants of the text search functions that do not have an explicit
> >     argument specifying the configuration. See Chapter 12 for further
> >     information. The built-in default is pg_catalog.simple, but initdb
> >     will initialize the configuration file with a setting that
> >     corresponds to the chosen lc_ctype locale, if a configuration
> >     matching that locale can be identified.
> > So I thought the initial value for it should be pg_catalog.simple,
> > rather than pg_catalog.english. If this is not a bug, what is the
> > idea behind lc_ctype = C corresponds to 'pg_catalog.english'?
> > When is pg_catalog.simple supposed to be used?
> Well, that documentation is correct as far as it goes; what it doesn't
> say is that initdb's mapping table explicitly maps C/POSIX locales to
> english.  It seems like a reasonable default on this side of the water,
> but maybe I'm being too North-American-centric.

Ok. Are you going to to add "initdb's mapping table explicitly maps
C/POSIX locales to english" to the doc? If no, I can do that part.
Tatsuo Ishii
SRA OSS, Inc. Japan

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