Tom Lane wrote:
> Dave Page <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
>> OK so I added the appropriate entries (and posted the patch to
>> -patches), but my original question remains: why can I only select the
>> *default* encoding for the chosen locale, but not other ones that are
>> also be valid according to setlocale? Is this a bug, or is there some
>> technical reason?
> Well, the chklocale code is designed around the assumption that there
> *is* only one encoding for which a locale setting will work, with
> C/POSIX being a special case.
> I think we are talking a bit at cross-purposes here, because the Windows
> equivalent to this notion seems to be "English_United Kingdom.1252"
> whereas you seem to be defining locale as just "English_United Kingdom".
> Does it not work the way you want if you make the installer pass locale
> strings of the first form to initdb?

Yes, it seems it does (see my previous email to Peter):

So I guess that's how I'll fix the installer. There is another issue
though as I mentioned in the post above - that it complains about an
invalid encoding specifier on the encoding name, then ignores it and
uses the default which seems wrong to me.


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