error in revdb_connect with special chars in path

Mark Schonewille m.schonewille at
Tue Aug 19 03:46:06 EDT 2008

Hi Tiemo,

I don't know whether this will work, but you might try  
unidecode(uniencode(gPfadDB),"UTF8") and keep your fingers crossed.

Best regards,

Mark Schonewille

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On 19 aug 2008, at 09:35, Tiemo Hollmann TB wrote:

> Hello,
> Win XP, Rev 2.9. I just detected that revdb_connect has problems with
> special chars in the db path. When having a special sign - in my  
> case german
> umlaut - the revdb_connect fails. A path with standard chars works  
> perfect.
> I coded:
> put revdb_connect("sqlite",gPfadDB & "lexikon.db",,,,) into gConID
> where the path in gPfadDB has a german umlaut. I also tested the  
> standalone
> with the same effect. Is it really that I have to tell my customers  
> they
> can't use german chars in their installation path or is there any
> workaround?
> Thanks for any tipp
> Tiemo

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