Subject Hungarian characters in database url
Author Gerevich Janos
(forwarded from firebird-java)

>OS: WinXP
>> FBServer 1.5.1 - embedded
>> JDBC: 1.5.4
>> I am connecting to an embedded database where the db file is in a
>> directory which has hungarian characters (c:\program files\válami)
>> I connect using
>> DriverManager.getConnection(sqlurl+dbase+"?
>> lc_ctype=UNICODE_FSS",user,pass)
>> where sqlurl and dbase are java String variables
>> Connecting this whay gives me an I/O error for file createfile (open)
>> If I change the dir name to something without hungarian chars
>> (c:\program files\valami) it works perfectly
>> I tried searching in the faq but couldn't find anything related to this
>> Could you help me?

JayBird JDBC driver in this case "sends" content in the UTF-8 encoding to
the server (in your case it passes it to the embedded server library). I
suspect that the library does not "understand" UTF-8. Try using some
WINXXXX or ISOXXXX encoding (I think WIN1252 should be sufficient for
"á"). Also ask in the Firebird-Support list, it might be limitation of