[postgis-users] Illegal Byte Sequence

Sandro Santilli strk at keybit.net
Mon Mar 14 03:27:53 PDT 2011

On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 11:22:24AM +0100, Andreas Forø Tollefsen wrote:
> I have no idea why it worked, but importing the shapefile to the new
> database using QGIS and Spit worked without problems.
> Could it be that QGIS corrects any bad digits in the dbf file before
> transmitting?

Could be you were using an older version of shp2pgsql, which defaulted
to WINDOWS something for the encoding rather than UTF8 ?


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