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I'm thinking of migrating my database (oracle) from windows-1252 to UTF-8 by doing the following:

  • export all data (backup)
  • truncate all tables
  • run alter database character set
  • import data back

Is there a way to detect if any characters will be lost or need manual adjustments before the migration?

  • If so, how?
  • If not, then how to prevent losing characters during the migration?

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