Comment 2 for bug 979227

Darragh Bailey (dbailey-k) wrote :

A partial solution at least. Script attached was used to test and perform the switch over to utf8 within work. I can't confirm whether there may be issues with other services accessing the same DB subsequently, but it did work as expected within Gerrit.

Only place I noticed any charset conversion issues, is within the patch_comments table. However I suspect depending on usage, the following is a more complete list of table.fields that need to be checked for conversion issues:

Those are the only text fields which are in any way free form. All the remaining varchar fields are restricted to what can be accepted into them due to usage.