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Re: Next: Encoding Issue

From: Rich Shepard <rshepard(at)appl-ecosys(dot)com>
To: "pdxpug(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pdxpug(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Next: Encoding Issue
Date: 2009-02-03 14:00:55
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On Mon, 2 Feb 2009, Ewan, Michael wrote:

> In the shell environment
> export LC_ALL=C
> This will often fix many locale ills.

   Thanks for the suggestion, Michael, but it didn't help here. Perhaps I
should try changing the locale setting to en_US.utf8.

   I've not encountered this issue before. When I listed existing databases
(including the three I dropped yesterday as legacies of applications that
didn't make the grade), I saw that two (created by sql-ledger and me are
encoded LATIN1, the three encoded by the former apps were US_ASCII, and the
four owned by postgres (including the templates) are encoded UTF8.


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