Caleb Racey wrote:
> Does anyone know how to get the load data infile command to load utf8 data?
> I have setup a database as utf8 with a collation of utf8_general_ci, the
> mysqld server is started with --character-set-server=utf8. Server variables
> say character_set_database = utf8. I use the sql below
> LOAD DATA INFILE 'filename' REPLACE INTO TABLE db.table CHARACTER SET utf8
> FIELDS TERMINATED BY '\t' LINES TERMINATED BY '\n'
> Yet when i try to load a file with an accented value in it e.g. "Agustín"
> the value gets truncated to "Agust"
> anyone got any solutions to this?
It is indeed buggy and badly documented. It depends on the current
database's character set instead. Try this:
SET NAMES utf8;
LOAD DATA INFILE...