Postgresql German umlaut (ae, oe, ue,  etc) problem

Posted on 2003-03-28
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Last Modified: 2013-12-15
I have several postgres installations
one under windowsXP, cygwin, everything works fine, also the umlaute (ae, oe,  etc. cannot display them correct here)
no I installed it together with redhat 8.0 (did not config anything)
and there the umlaute do not work, where do I have to config, that the umlaute will work?
is this a redhat (I only have installed the english language) or a psotgres issue?
thanks a lot
and if its a redhat issue, does anyone know how to add a language to the system after installation?

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sigel1 earned 300 total points
ID: 8229568
compile it with options
just ./configure --help and it shows you
but its --enable-nls that you want
btw look into unicode

Author Comment

ID: 8230827
hi sigel1,
I updated to the latest postgres 7.3.2. version
installed the db-environment new with :
initdb --locale=de_CH
and now ....
it works !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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