[OSM-dev] Minutely Diff Broken UTF-8
shaun at shaunmcdonald.me.uk
Sun Feb 1 14:14:14 GMT 2009
On 1 Feb 2009, at 06:08, Christopher Schmidt wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 01, 2009 at 04:44:46PM +1100, Brett Henderson wrote:
>> I've manually truncated the broken tag in the relation in the
>> daily/hourly/minute changeset files on the planet server. If you now
>> have missing data in your database you should be able to reset the
>> timestamp and begin applying changesets including the missing data
>> I've also asked TomH to fix the broken tag in the db but it might
>> take a
>> while given that it's the weekend.
> Shaun mentioned that the reason for this one is that the database
> 255 'bytes' -- and in this case, the 255th byte cuts off in the middle
> of a character. This should be fixed in 0.6, which will reject thse
> edits outright.
There are 3 reasons why it will be fixed in 0.6:
1. The database will be reloaded as part of the conversion to get rid
of any of the UTF-8/Latin-1 connection problem.
2. Rails will have the correct database connection information.
3. Rails will have a validation that will work.
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