Peter Eisentraut <> writes:
> pg_get_encoding_from_locale() in chklocale.c reports this when it finds
> a locale with an encoding it does not recognize:

> ereport(WARNING,
>         (errmsg("could not determine encoding for locale \"%s\": codeset
> is \"%s\"",
>                 ctype, sys),
>    errdetail("Please report this to <>.")));

> I guess we don't get many of these reports.  But when testing out all
> the locales that an OS provides, I can produce tons of warnings like
> this, mostly related to legacy encodings of various localities.

> Should we maintain a list to the effect of, these are encodings we have
> heard about but don't support?  Or should we just drop the "please
> report this" part?  I think the latter was added when we were still
> breaking in this code, but it seems to have held up well.

I agree we could do without that now.

Slightly related: there are some callers such as PGLC_localeconv that
aren't checking for a failure return.  Seems bad.

                        regards, tom lane

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