Java admin tools for Postgres

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I came across an java database administration tool for postgresql called XPG. However I immidately ran into problems when attampting to compile it. That's because the source files contains non ASCII characters - since that character sequence is part of the authors name, it's fair enough!

Apparently it compiles fine under java 1.4 but fails only with java 5 (1.5.0), at any rate someone had filed a bug report as such. The developers of the SDK has claimed it's not a bug but to use the -encoding flag for javac.

So that's what I did, edited the Makefile for XPG and added -encoding cp1232 as a parameter to javac and the error message (unmappable character for encoding UTF8) disappeared. So if you are having trouble compiling xpg that's something you might want to try.

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