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Re: Invalid byte sequence for encoding "UTF8"

From: "Neil Saunders" <n(dot)j(dot)saunders(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "John DeSoi" <desoi(at)pgedit(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Invalid byte sequence for encoding "UTF8"
Date: 2007-05-15 21:51:34
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Excellent - Thanks John - I'll give that a crack.

Any idea why the --encoding flag didn't do this via pg_dump?

Thanks again,


On 5/15/07, John DeSoi <desoi(at)pgedit(dot)com> wrote:
> You'll probably need to dump the database as SQL_ASCII (in text
> format) and then use a program like iconv (
> wiki/Iconv) to fix it so that it is valid UTF8.
> On May 14, 2007, at 5:23 PM, Neil Saunders wrote:
> > I'm at temping to migrate a database from a Windows installation
> > (8.1.4) to a Linux installation (8.2.4). I've successfully migrated
> > the schema, but now am running in to difficulties importing the data.
> John DeSoi, Ph.D.
> Power Tools for PostgreSQL

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