[freetds] Moving from protocol TDS 4.2 to 7.0 -> French characters problem

Brian Bruns camber at ais.org
Thu Apr 3 09:20:29 EST 2003


You need to set the "client character set" in your freetds.conf file, see 
the user guide for details.


Brian

On Thu, 3 Apr 2003, Philippe PAULEAU wrote:

> 
> Hi
> i'm using phpBB2 forum ( linux apache ) connected to a MS SQL 7 server with
> freeTDS
> 
> Using protocol 7.0, the french caracters ( accents, é à ... ) are not
> handled correctly.
> I've noticed that 7.0  deals with the special caracters in a different way (
> due to unicode ... )
> So i've tried to change client charset to FR ( and other ISO charsets ) in
> the config
> file but nothing works.
> 
> For now i only have 2 options:
>  - switch back to 4.2 which works.
>  - forget french and use english only
> 
> Any help apreciated.
> Philippe PAULEAU
> 
> 
> 
> 
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