[aur-dev] Russian comments are '???'

elij elij.mx at gmail.com
Fri Feb 25 20:17:54 EST 2011

On Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 4:27 PM, Loui Chang <louipc.ist at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri 25 Feb 2011 09:52 +0100, Lukas Fleischer wrote:
>> On Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 01:34:12PM +1000, Joker-jar wrote:
>> > Hi. Russian comments are like '???' now in the aur. Look:
>> > http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=40365 I think, problem in database
>> > encoding
>> Thanks, I'll look into that. Maybe you'd better create a bug report in
>> the bug tracker, here.
>> Anyways... Please write in English, only. AUR comments are public and
>> should be readable and comprehensible for everyone.
> Not everyone understands English. ;)
> I had set the db to utf8 a long time ago but I guess something was
> changed in the upgrade steps. The schema doesn't explicitly set utf8,
> but maybe it should.

Maybe the alter table to remove those unused columns?
That would be a nice mysql gotcha -- if an alter table on unrelated
columns changes the charset for other columns.

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