Thank you for creating patches. I strongly hope that your patch will be merged into the new version. Since all databases are not yet based on UTF - 8, I think conversion of character codes is still necessary.
-----Original Message----- From: Kyotaro HORIGUCHI [mailto:horiguchi.kyot...@lab.ntt.co.jp] Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2017 3:31 PM To: Shinoda, Noriyoshi <noriyoshi.shin...@hpe.com> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Logical Replication and Character encoding At Wed, 01 Feb 2017 12:13:04 +0900 (Tokyo Standard Time), Kyotaro HORIGUCHI <horiguchi.kyot...@lab.ntt.co.jp> wrote in <20170201.121304.267734380.horiguchi.kyot...@lab.ntt.co.jp> > > > I tried a committed Logical Replication environment. I found > > > that replication between databases of different encodings did not > > > convert encodings in character type columns. Is this behavior > > > correct? > > > > The output plugin for subscription is pgoutput and it currently > > doesn't consider encoding but would easiliy be added if desired > > encoding is informed. > > > > The easiest (but somewhat seems fragile) way I can guess is, > > > > - Subscriber connects with client_encoding specification and the > > output plugin pgoutput decide whether it accepts the encoding > > or not. If the subscriber doesn't, pgoutput send data without > > conversion. > > > > The attached small patch does this and works with the following > > CREATE SUBSCRIPTION. > > Oops. It forgets to care conversion failure. It is amended in the > attached patch. > > > CREATE SUBSCRIPTION sub1 CONNECTION 'host=/tmp port=5432 > > dbname=postgres client_encoding=EUC_JP' PUBLICATION pub1; > > > > > > Also we may have explicit negotiation on, for example, > > CREATE_REPLICATION_SLOT. > > > > 'CREATE_REPLICATION_SLOT sub1 LOGICAL pgoutput ENCODING EUC_JP' > > > > Or output plugin may take options. > > > > 'CREATE_REPLICATION_SLOT sub1 LOGICAL pgoutput OPTIONS(encoding EUC_JP)' > > > > > > Any opinions? This patch chokes replication when the publisher finds an inconvertible character in a tuple to be sent. For the case, dropping-then-recreating subscription is necessary to go forward. regards, -- Kyotaro Horiguchi NTT Open Source Software Center -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers