[Koha] Koha and UTF-8 (again)
paul.poulain at biblibre.com
Wed Jan 7 06:31:49 NZDT 2009
Joe Atzberger a écrit :
> I also think I'll have another set of million problems as I have to
> convert the current database (in latin1) to the new and utf8. This is
> NOT easy and the docs seems not accurate.
> You are correct this is a burdensome task. The wiki describes how to
> handle the conversion in-place in the same DB version. Last I
> checked, it did not describe migrating and converting at the same
> time. I would suggest approaching the UTF8-conversion as a separate
> task from the Koha upgrade. I'm not sure which order would be best,
> but I would be tempted to work on the data conversion before the
> upgrade so that you can identify any problems from that in a version
> of Koha known to you.
> Perhaps someone who has done more 2.2 -> 3.0 upgrades can offer their
We (BibLibre) have done more than 20 2.2-> 3.0 upgrades with what the
wiki describes (http://wiki.koha.org/doku.php?id=22_to_30), and I never
had any problem -the most recent one being this morning !).
However, I'm UNIMARC, maybe that explains...
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