[Mediawiki-l] MySQL Backup and Encodings

Platonides Platonides at gmail.com
Sat Jun 14 10:26:58 UTC 2008


Matthias Korn wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> according to the purpose of our wiki we have many pages with Chinese
> titles, which works just fine.
> 
> But every time I backup the MySQL database (i.e. create a db dump)
> with phpMyAdmin and restore it all pages with Chinese titles are broken.

Use the option --default-character-set on the mysqldump command line to 
avoid the conversion
http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Backing_up_a_wiki#Character_set




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