[arch-dev-public] Mysql update

Douglas Soares de Andrade dsandrade at gmail.com
Tue Mar 24 10:04:45 EDT 2009

Em Terça-feira 24 Março 2009, às 08:32:34, Pierre Schmitz escreveu:
> Am Dienstag, 24. März 2009 12:28:25 schrieb Douglas Soares de Andrade:
> > Hi guys,
> >
> > Finnaly i took some time and updated mysql to testing. I did almost all
> > the needed rebuilds - i did not rebuilt dovecot as it needs the new
> > libpcap, can someone build it for me ? - Im also uploading
> > mysql-gui-tools 5.0r14 for my public page.
> >
> > Thanks all =)
> Just a little question about this. You compiled with "--with-charset=latin1
> -- with-collation=latin1_general_ci" Is there a reason for doing so? I
> wonder if utf8 might be better but I am not sure if that would break
> compatibility.

Hi Pierre,

Sometime ago, when i started to work in the mysql update, i was going to use 
utf8, but, talking to Jan, he pointed some cases where this could break 
existing databases, so i had to maintain latin-1 as the default encoding.

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