[MonetDB-users] Portuguese Characters
Fabian.Groffen at cwi.nl
Tue Dec 4 13:32:23 CET 2007
On 03-12-2007 21:04:44 +0100, Fabian Groffen wrote:
> On 03-12-2007 11:14:55 -0800, Paulo Jorge Dias wrote:
> > Using a java program with jdbc:
> > D:\MonetDB5>java Concelho
> > java.sql.SQLException: unexpected end of input
> > Is there any way to get this running?
> Very interesting. This is an encoding problem as seen before on this
> list. However this time also mclient is involved. Is it possible for
> you to send me a snippet of the data you are loading that makes this
> fail? Or attach it to a bug?
After several hours of "fun" with Windows XP Sjoerd and I fixed a bug
present in both the Python and Java libraries as they didn't send and
receive UTF-8 byte sequences to and from the server if the current
locale wasn't UTF-8. We fixed this now, avoiding the "unexpected end of
With the latest JDBC driver (Canephora_p2/MCL 1.2) you can now store and
receive non-regular characters from Windows, however they are not stored
correctly in the database. This is not a problem as long as you don't
use another (non-windows) client to retrieve the data.
It is hard to fix above issue, because Windows reports locale cp1252 to
the application (Python, Java) whereas in the command line it really is
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