Jabber going down

Arkadiusz Miskiewicz arekm at maven.pl
Mon Mar 23 15:57:40 CET 2009

On Monday 23 of March 2009, Arkadiusz Miskiewicz wrote:
> On Monday 23 of March 2009, Mariusz Mazur wrote:
> > Dnia poniedziałek, 23 marca 2009, Arkadiusz Miskiewicz napisał:
> > > This means that your database was broken initially.  There are ways to
> > > fix this if you have working old mysql setup and _then_ do dump.
> >
> > To fix it, it was enough to tell mysqldump to use utf8 instead of latin1
> > for dumping. The resulting file was perfectly normal utf8, even though
> > the dump said CHARSET=latin1 on all tables. It was enough to modify those
> > CHARSETs to utf8 and reimport the whole db using mysql (also set to
> > utf8). It works fine now.
> So someone imported utf8 to latin1 created tables? Looks like that. mysql
> does conversion on the fly, so if it has bad data or bad information about
> the data it will fail if conversion is going to be applied.

s/fail/produce unexpected but totally correct result/

Arkadiusz Miśkiewicz        PLD/Linux Team
arekm / maven.pl            http://ftp.pld-linux.org/

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