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From Andrew McIntyre <mcintyr...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Derby and portability
Date Thu, 17 Nov 2005 00:37:14 GMT
On 11/16/05, Rajesh Kartha <kartha@source-zone.org> wrote:
> Not sure, but  shouldn't the JIRA issue, DERBY-588, be considered when
> we claim the portability of a Derby database.
> Database created in zOS does not boot in Windows due to the encoding of
> the service.properties file.
> http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-588


We use the java.util.Properties load and store methods to read/write
the service.properties file. If the z/OS JVM is writing the
service.properties out as EBCDIC (I assume) instead of Unicode Escape
format as specified in the javadoc for Properties.store(), then it is
a JVM bug, not a Derby bug. See:



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