[freetds] Character set problem
ZIGLIO, Frediano, VF-IT
Frediano.Ziglio at vodafone.com
Thu Sep 16 05:02:26 EDT 2004
> > In short, the problem is our national characters (with umlauts) that
> > are converted to question marks (in SELECT queries at least). When
> > debugging for example 'a umlaut' is hex 84 (CP850?). The server
> > collation is SQL_Scandinavian_CP850_CI_AS. ---End Original
> > Hej Hannu!
> > I assume you're using TDS 0.62 or later.
> TDS 0.62.4, so your assumption holds.
> > Show us your freetds.conf and a short TDSDUMP log, just to make sure
> > things are set up right. It would be good if the log
> included a query
> > with a failed conversion.
Mmmm... it's a bug of FreeTDS. I'll fix ASAP.
FreeTDS consider only LCID and not sql collation. In this case LCID
(0x40b) correspond to CP1252 while your sql collation correspond to
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