[fpc-devel] TField.AsString and Databases with UTF-8 charset

Graeme Geldenhuys graemeg at opensoft.homeip.net
Fri Jul 24 16:18:44 CEST 2009

Martin Schreiber wrote:
>> As a consequence, my prediction is that, because it reports a size
>> in characters, the postgres implementation will suffer of buffer
>> overflows as soon as strange (=multibyte) unicode characters are
> ....
> Correct.

On a quick test, but via tiOPF, it seems to clip the UTF-8 text, but 
doesn't throw an error. My unit tests detected the mistake though. But I 
need a cleaner test that *only* uses SqlDB, which I will do next.

> Graeme will not accept it because he wants to use ancient Greek and
> Klingon AFAIK. ;-)

You remembered!  :-)

   - Graeme -

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