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2650518 - DDL generated by ddlgen show garbled for Japanese characters - SAP ASE


  • After using ddlgen to generate the DDL, Japanese characters in the output file do not display correctly. e.g.

    @a     VARCHAR(255),       --?????????????

  • Use -Jsjis option to run ddlgen, but issue persists.
  • Check the output of sp_helptext and the text column in syscomments table, the '???' characters can normally display.
  • ASE charset is configured as 141 (sjis).



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.5 ESD#1 and higher
  • Linux Platform


Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.5


ddlgen, garbled, sjis, locale, LANG , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , BC-SYB-ASE-CE , ASE Cluster Edition (Standalone) , Problem

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