Subject Re: [firebird-support] Characterset of systemtabels
Author Daniel Rail

At August 25, 2003, 14:29, Walter Neumann wrote:
> Yes. But that couldn't be the reason. The exception name has 17 character
> (field in the exception table is varchar(31)) and the message 32 character
> (field is varchar(78)). But I can see, if I use special german characters in
> the message, then appears the error. So it must be a question of the
> characterset! Is it possible to change the characterset in this table?

Unfortunately, no. Firebird requires UNICODE_FSS for the system
tables. And, if you change the character set for the system tables,
you have a very big chance to corrupt your database. I know, this
doesn't help you in what you are attempting to do.

Best regards,
Daniel Rail
Senior System Engineer
ACCRA Group Inc. (
ACCRA Med Software Inc. (