|PostgreSQL Reference Manual - Volume 3 - Server Administration Guide|
by The PostgreSQL Global Development Group
Paperback (6"x9"), 204 pages
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If locale support doesn't work in spite of the explanation above,
check that the locale support in your operating system is
correctly configured. To check what locales are installed on your
system, you may use the command
locale -a if
your operating system provides it.
Check that PostgreSQL is actually using the locale
that you think it is.
settings are determined at
initdb time and cannot be
changed without repeating
initdb. Other locale
are initially determined by the environment the server is started
in, but can be changed on-the-fly. You can check the active locale
settings using the
The directory ‘src/test/locale’ in the source distribution contains a test suite for PostgreSQL's locale support.
Client applications that handle server-side errors by parsing the text of the error message will obviously have problems when the server's messages are in a different language. Authors of such applications are advised to make use of the error code scheme instead.
Maintaining catalogs of message translations requires the on-going efforts of many volunteers that want to see PostgreSQL speak their preferred language well. If messages in your language are currently not available or not fully translated, your assistance would be appreciated. If you want to help, refer to Volume 4: Native Language Support or write to the developers' mailing list.
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