The locale that's interesting is the Windows locale, not the pg one. And I assume you are on english locale? Then you don't need Alt-Gr for backslash at least, but you're saying other Alt-Gr-key based combinations did work?
(I've also had reports of history problems, which in at least one case has been fixed by the disabling of readline) //Magnus > -----Original Message----- > From: Mark Cave-Ayland [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] > Sent: Wednesday, July 21, 2004 12:38 PM > To: Magnus Hagander; 'Mark Kirkwood'; 'Peter Eisentraut' > Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Subject: RE: [PATCHES] win32 readline > > FYI: > > I've been using a CVS pull from the middle of May with readline under > Win32 without any problems. Firing up the database and doing > a 'show all' shows all lc_* vars set to English_United > Kingdom.1252. This was compiled using MingW-3.1.0-1 and > MSYS-1.0.10, running under Windows XP Pro. The only issues I > have found with testing are that the history is not > maintained between psql sessions, and completion doesn't work > with \i when using a backslash (\) as a separator or when > including a drive specifier. > > > Hope this helps, > > Mark. > > --- > > Mark Cave-Ayland > Webbased Ltd. > Tamar Science Park > Derriford > Plymouth > PL6 8BX > England > > Tel: +44 (0)1752 764445 > Fax: +44 (0)1752 764446 > > > This email and any attachments are confidential to the > intended recipient and may also be privileged. If you are not > the intended recipient please delete it from your system and > notify the sender. You should not copy it or use it for any > purpose nor disclose or distribute its contents to any other person. > > > -----Original Message----- > > From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Magnus > > Hagander > > Sent: 21 July 2004 09:13 > > To: Mark Kirkwood; Peter Eisentraut > > Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > Subject: Re: [PATCHES] win32 readline > > > > > > Hmm. And this is a cvs pull that was before Bruce actually disabled > > readline? What locale are you in? > > > > Peter - what OS are you on, and what mingw version? And what locale? > > > > I've done my tests on Win XP, and it elcearly does not work > (locale = > > Swedish). I've also talked to Merlin, and he had the same problems > > (backslash worked bceauase his locale didn't require Alt-Gr for it, > > but other Alt keysequences didn't) > > > > //Magnus > > > > > > > -----Original Message----- > > > From: Mark Kirkwood [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] > > > > > > To add to the confusion it works for me as well - Windows > > > 2003 with Mingw 3.1.0 > > > > > > Peter Eisentraut wrote: > > > > > > >Magnus Hagander wrote: > > > > > > > > > > > >>Readline is pretty badly broken under mingw. Basically, > > it disables > > > >>the alt-gr key, which renders psql almost useless on most > > > locales (no > > > >>way to type backslash, and a whole lot of other characters, for > > > >>example). > > > >> > > > >> > > > > > > > >I can't reproduce that. It works perfectly fine here. > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > ---------------------------(end of > > broadcast)--------------------------- > > TIP 2: you can get off all lists at once with the unregister command > > (send "unregister YourEmailAddressHere" to > > [EMAIL PROTECTED]) > > > > > > ---------------------------(end of broadcast)--------------------------- TIP 7: don't forget to increase your free space map settings