Forum: Ruby on Rails acts_as_ferret and UTF-8

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Art S. (Guest)
on 2007-05-21 15:48
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Does anybody know how to configure acts_as_ferret to use UTF-8.

All works fine with english , but when I use russian symbols in query
rails hangs.

I am using:

ferret  - 0.11.4-=mswin32

Rails 1.2.3

mysql 5.0.27

and current version of acts_as_ferret from svn repository

than you in advance
Jan P. (Guest)
on 2007-05-21 16:06
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Hi Art,

your current locale is the key factor. Which locale are you using on
system? Try a search on the term "locale" at


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