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set names 'utf8'
Posted by: danielmcbrearty ()
Date: September 29, 2005 02:30AM

When I set up a table in 4.1 and give it a default charset of utf8, then enter valid utf8 values, mysql alters some of those values into non-utf8 values without telling me.

The cure is to issue the "set name 'utf8'" instruction at the start of the session.

Unless someone can explain to me some good reason why it behaves like this, this is a pretty nasty BUG.

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set names 'utf8' 66683 danielmcbrearty 09/29/2005 02:30AM
Re: set names 'utf8' 21140 danielmcbrearty 09/30/2005 02:54AM
Re: set names 'utf8' 47625 Shuichi Tamagawa 09/30/2005 11:45AM
Re: set names 'utf8' 15170 danielmcbrearty 10/04/2005 02:52PM
Re: set names 'utf8' 15110 Suat Ural 11/20/2007 06:04AM
Re: set names 'utf8' 12192 Banzai 301 02/14/2009 09:18AM

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