On Wed, 2 Jul 2003, Tom Lane wrote:

> > On Wed, 2 Jul 2003, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
> >> so I have wrote my 10lines function as a wrapper around
> >> setlocale, that is attached.
> Indeed, this is exactly why Postgres goes out of its way to prevent you
> from changing the backend's collation setting on-the-fly.  The proposed
> function is a great way to shoot yourself in the foot :-(.  If you doubt
> it, check the archives from two or three years ago when we did not have
> the interlock to force LC_COLLATE to be frozen at initdb time ...
>                       regards, tom lane

So, assuming I want to go for the right way, I've just seen the 
column-based LC_COLLATE in the TODO list.  Is there any more 
information about that?


Behdad Esfahbod         11 Tir 1382, 2003 Jul 2 
http://behdad.org/      [Finger for Geek Code]

If you do a job too well, you'll get stuck with it.

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