Subject Re: [firebird-support] JDBC (JayBird) codepage problem
Author Helen Borrie
At 03:25 AM 17/12/2005 +0000, you wrote:
>I tried to use JayBird on unix (FreeBSD) and all goes well except that
>I don't get the strings in Java/unicode encoding. The database data is
>(correctly) set up to use WIN1250 encoding.
>JDBC drivers for other databases work fine and give correct results so
>it's probably not a Java setup error.
>I noticed now that even with isql in console no conversion happens and
>I get raw WIN1250 data even if my terminal is set to UTF-8 (which
>works for other programs) so I maybe misunderstand how character sets
>are handled in FireBird. Does any conversion happen between client and

Yes - it's an API-specific parameter (lc_ctype) that you have to set the
client to. Ask on the firebird-java list about how Jaybird surfaces this