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Re^3: I'm having a lot of trouble getting UTF-8 output via Perl/DBI on OS X

by roboticus (Chancellor)
on Sep 22, 2012 at 12:26 UTC ( #995099=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: I'm having a lot of trouble getting UTF-8 output via Perl/DBI on OS X
in thread I'm having a lot of trouble getting UTF-8 output via Perl/DBI on OS X

Cody Fendant:

I just looked at the DBD::mysql documentation, and there's a setting mysql_enable_utf8 that defaults to off. I've not used DBD::mysql, but based on the docs, it looks like you can just add the setting in the connect statement like this:

$dbh= DBI->connect("DBI:mysql:test;mysql_enable_utf8=1", "root", "");

++ for the OP: clear, detailed and didn't seem to miss any pertinent information.

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[Corion]: Discipulus: Notepad++, or Perl ;)
[marto]: xubuntu or lubuntu
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[marto]: my desktop is a core2 duo, 120GB SSD, 4GB RAM, boots to (GUI) login in less than 10 seconds from cold start
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[marto]: Corion, I think in the past this was a big problem for them. GPU driver wise the improve all the time. I use the open source drivers on my machine (old R9 270, 2GB) and had no problems

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