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The Unload utility in Sybase cnetral12 does not allow to change the collation. How can I do that in an existing Sybase12 database?

asked 27 Sep '13, 11:42

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You can't change the collation of an existing database - the collation can only be specified when the database is created.

I guess you would have to create a new database with the according collation first (via dbinit) and then could use dbunload -ac to do an one-step unload into the newly created database.

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answered 27 Sep '13, 12:08

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answered 27 Sep '13, 14:16

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