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Re: UTF8 should be accepted as UNICODE

From: Dave Cramer <pg(at)fastcrypt(dot)com>
To: Ivo Danihelka <ivo(dot)danihelka(at)itonis(dot)tv>
Cc: pgsql-jdbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: UTF8 should be accepted as UNICODE
Date: 2008-02-22 14:21:03
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What it's actually telling you is that you shouldn't attempt to change  

It's already set to UNICODE

But it should probably ignore your attempt, since it has no effect.

On 22-Feb-08, at 9:08 AM, Ivo Danihelka wrote:

> The Postgresql JDBC driver does not accept this statement:
> SET client_encoding = 'UTF8';
> It fails with:
> "org.postgresql.util.PSQLException: The server's client_encoding
> parameter was changed to UTF8. The JDBC driver requires  
> client_encoding
> to be UNICODE for correct operation."
> I consider that to be a bug. The UNICODE is an alias for UTF8.
> Starting from 8.2, the pg_dump exports 'UTF8'
> even when --encoding=UNICODE is used.
> See:
> $ pg_dump --version
> pg_dump (PostgreSQL) 8.2.6
> $ pg_dump --encoding=UNICODE template1 | grep client_encoding
> SET client_encoding = 'UTF8';
> The check for value.equals('UNICODE') is inside
> org/postgresql/core/v3/
> Thanks for the driver,
> -- 
> Ivo Danihelka
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