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Re: getTables() doesn't handle umlauts correctly

From: Lew <noone(at)lewscanon(dot)com>
To: pgsql-jdbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: getTables() doesn't handle umlauts correctly
Date: 2010-11-22 13:14:42
Message-ID: icdqc3$v7n$ (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-jdbc
Thomas Kellerer wrote:
> I noticed that the driver will return incorrect values for table names
> that contain umlauts. Consider the following code:
> Class.forName("org.postgresql.Driver");

You only need to load the class once.

> con =
> DriverManager.getConnection("jdbc:postgresql://localhost/postgres",
> "postgres", "password");
> stmt = con.createStatement();
> stmt.executeUpdate("create table public.umlaut_test_ö (id integer)");
> rs = con.getMetaData().getTables(null, "public", "umlaut_test%", null);
> while (
> {
>    System.out.println(rs.getString("TABLE_NAME"));
> }
> It will not display the table name correctly.
> Now on the console this might be an encoding problem of the client, but
> the name is also not displayed correctly, when e.g. using a Swing JLabel
> component which is fully UTF-8 compatible.
> Is there a connection parameter for the driver to return that correctly
> or is this a driver bug?
> I'm using the 9.0-801 driver with a 9.0.1 database running on Windows XP

Sounds like your database character encoding doesn't match up.


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