hi,

I am sorry to have become very late. I had overlooked this mail.

From: Riley <wormwood / speakeasy.org>

> Hello,
> 
> I'm trying to reach Noboru Saitou, or whoever is now maintaining
> the postgres module. Can anyone help to reach him, or otherwise step
> in?

My mail address changed to nobors / netlab.jp.
It seems that it had become interruption temporarily although
 noborus / zetabits.com address should also arrive.

(snip)

> Hello!
> 
> I had problems using the postgres module for ruby: it compiled,
> but produced an unresolved symbol error at load time for
> "pg_encoding_to_char". Looking into the problem, I discovered that,
> pg_encoding_to_char is only compiled into libpq if Postgresql is
> configured with --enable-multibyte. May I propose the following
> changes (diffs below) to make the library work on systems where 
> postgres has not been compiled with multibyte support? 

Thank you for your patch.