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From: michael dot peppler at bnpparibas dot com
Subject: Re: charactersets with sybperl 2.18
Date: May 22 2006 5:40AM

If you unset the LANG and/or LC_ALL environment variables your scripts will
default to the "C" locale, which itself will default to latin1 (i.e.

Most of the Sybase client API will handle the charset conversion between
utf8 and iso1 with no problem, but the Bulk Load API can't do this, and
that's most likely what fails for you.


Internet - 19/05/2006 20:43

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Subject:    charactersets with sybperl 2.18


It turns out that the database character set on the ASE 11.9.2 db I'm
to connect to uses LATIN1.  Should I use character_set_convert or can I set
some env to use LATIN1 instead of the default utf8?  I get messages about
utf8 but it does connect using isql.  The make tes isn't finishing off at

Thanks again,

>I'm getting close to passing all the tests in make tests.  Having the
>env helped, but I'm still getting this error.
>Message String: Cannot find the requested character set in Syscharsets:
>name =
>I'm not sure what to make of this.  Locales.dat has an entry for utf8.  I
>wonder if the older characterset used in the database(on 11.9.2 ASE) I'm
>testing to is using an older or slightly different version had some kind
>incompatible character set.
>I also had to revise the interfaces file from this:
>        master tli tcp /dev/tcp \x000213a2438224080000000000000000
>        query tli tcp /dev/tcp \x000213a2438224080000000000000000
>        master tcp ether prune 5095
>        query tcp ether prune 5095
>I'm using OCS-15_0 with sybperl-2.18.

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