[horde] switching to UTF8 database

Andrew Morgan morgan at orst.edu
Tue Feb 7 18:17:28 UTC 2012

On Tue, 7 Feb 2012, Vilius Šumskas wrote:

> Sveiki,
> Tuesday, February 7, 2012, 12:34:57 AM, you wrote:
>> I'm running Horde v3.3.12 (I know, upgrade to Horde 4 is on my todo list)
>> with MySQL v5.1.  My Horde database is an old install that has been
>> upgraded many times.
>> The character set in horde/config/conf.php is:
>> $conf['sql']['charset'] = 'iso-8859-1';
>> and my collation on the database and tables in MySQL are set to
>> "latin1_swedish_ci".
>> I'd like to switch to UTF8.  Are these steps sufficient:
>> 1. Alter MySQL database and table collations to "utf8_unicode_ci"
>> 2. Set $conf['sql']['charset'] = 'utf-8';
> It  depends  what data is stored. See my older messages regarding that
> on this mailing list. Or was it on dev at lists.horde.org?

I searched via Google but nothing obvious turned up.  If you have a 
timeframe and a listname, I'd be happy to go search the archives.


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