[fpc-devel] TField.AsString and Databases with UTF-8 charset
Joost van der Sluis
joost at cnoc.nl
Tue Jul 21 20:17:11 CEST 2009
Op dinsdag 21-07-2009 om 19:30 uur [tijdzone +0200], schreef Michael Van
> On Tue, 21 Jul 2009, Joost van der Sluis wrote:
> > Op dinsdag 21-07-2009 om 17:23 uur [tijdzone +0200], schreef Michael Van
> > Canneyt:
> >>> I'll put together a small test case and sample Firebird database so I can
> >>> rule out tiOPF as a possible cause. I'll also double check using different
> >>> database components. I have SqlDB, FBLib and IBX (from Delphi 7) available
> >>> here.
> >> IBX will present problems; I had problems with field sizes when using IBX and
> >> Delphi 7 and firebird 2.1, which seems to use UTF-8 for metadata.
> >> It might be interesting to see how they solved the problem in later Delphis.
> > Delphi doesn't support Firebird at all for now.
> It depends what you mean with Support. I use D7, IBX with about 1000 Firebird
> databases since 6 years without any problems.
> So 'support' is relative :-)
We also use it, but I know a few things that won't work...
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