[TYPO3-english] No template found after conversion to UTF8...

Dmitry Dulepov dmitry at typo3.org
Wed Feb 18 12:08:38 CET 2009


Andrew Plank wrote:
> Then, using phpMyAdmin, I exported the "old" database, used the linux
> "iconv" tool to convert the exported SQL script from iso-8859-1 to UTF8.
> I then appended "DEFAULT CHARSET=utf8" to each "CREATE TABLE" statement,
> and imported this modified SQL script to the "new" site's database using
> phpMyAdmin.

This operation destroys all _serialized_ data in the database.

I remember that the bug tracker had a correct procedure for such conversion.

Dmitry Dulepov
TYPO3 core team
"Sometimes they go bad. No one knows why" (Cameron, TSCC, "Dungeons&Dragons")

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