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Problem using Mysql++ query with utf8
Posted by: Joy Zhang
Date: January 21, 2009 04:42PM

I am using Mysql++ to access a DB where queries need to contain UTF8 characters.
Mysql server is running on Linux Fedora and the DB has been set with UTF8 collation.
I have tested the query using both php and running directly on phpmyadmin and it worked out fine.
However, using the C++ code listed below the DB always record the field in ASCII form as "Nürnberger".

I am really frustrated by this.
I have been google all day but it seems like no one has this problem before.
Is this a problem with mysql++ or something I did wrong?

Appreciate your help.

Joy

#include <iostream>
#include "stdio.h"
#include "stdlib.h"
#include <mysql++.h>
#include <iomanip>
#include <string>

using namespace std;

int main(int argc, char * argv[]){

// Connect to the sample database.
mysqlpp::Connection conn(false);
if (conn.connect("conversation","localhost","pandora","pandora")){
// Retrieve a subset of the sample stock table set up by resetdb
// and display it.

mysqlpp::Query query = conn.query();
query<<"insert into chinese_english (UserName) values ('Nürnberger')";
query.execute();

}
return 0;
}

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