Christoph Dalitz wrote: > > Please send in a patch. Else, someone else is going to try to fix it with > > less guarantees that it will work afterwards. > > > Ok. I can do the following: > > a) Write documentation how the win32 console needs to be set up so that > psql can handle 8-bit characters. > Where should it be added? The Section "Installation on Windows" in the > Administrator's Guide seems natural to me. > > b) Add code to psql that prints a warning on startup of psql when the > console codepage differs from the windows codepage, something like > > Warning: Console codepage (850) differs from windows codepage (1252) > 8-bit characters will not work correctly. See PostgreSQL > documentation "Installation on Windows" for details. > > Unfortunately there seems to be no automatic solution to the "console codepage > problem", > because the windows codepage does not work with the default console font. > Thus the user must tweak his console settings in any case and I think a warning > is the best to remind the user of this issue. > > Please let me know whether this "solution" would be ok. Then I can do it on Monday.
Sounds good. > @Bruce: > ------- > > Could you please already remove the WIN32_CONSOLE and OemToChar/CharToOem stuff > from psql? Sorry for the inconvenience generated by my ignorance. OK. -- Bruce Momjian | http://candle.pha.pa.us [EMAIL PROTECTED] | (610) 359-1001 + If your life is a hard drive, | 13 Roberts Road + Christ can be your backup. | Newtown Square, Pennsylvania 19073 ---------------------------(end of broadcast)--------------------------- TIP 8: explain analyze is your friend