Subject Re: [ib-support] Re: Exists versus select first
Author Claudio Valderrama C.
""csswa"" <csswa@...> wrote in message
> Very neat! I'm going to use a 'Y', though, as a kind of boolean
> reminder. Plus it knocks another byte off, doesn't it? -- returns
> one-byte char instead of two-byte smallint? Either way, an
> improvement on dbkey's eight bytes. Thanks, Ann.

Literal strings have to be checked against the connection-wide charset. Any
char/varchar comparison has to be checked if special comparison should
proceed through the INTL module. I'd better use an smallint.

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