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Encoding woes

From: Bendik R(dot)Johansen <bendik(dot)johansen(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Encoding woes
Date: 2005-04-26 14:15:09
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I am having a few encoding related problems.

1. I have a database set up on my Mac OSX machine, PostgreSQL 8.02. I 
am trying to dump the tables and load them into Postgres on a Suse 9.2 
box. I get the following error:
ERROR:  invalid byte sequence for encoding "UNICODE": 0xe5742c

I have tried to set the client encoding to utf-8 on both machines, but 
it does not seem to help. It works fine with LATIN1, but I think I may 
need Unicode (see point 2).

2. The system I am setting up will contain a several tables with names 
and addresses from many countries (Norway, Spain, Denmark, Sweden 
   a. Is Unicode the way to go?
   b. Do I need to configure the server in any way, or is this a client 

Any advice would be great!

Thank you


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