emoticons in JIRA result in "Communication breakdown" + Exception Edited

Which Emoticons are supported?

When adding "THINKING FACE" "\xF0\x9F\xA4\x94"

The System fails with core dump with JIRA 7.0.2

useUnicode=true&characterEncoding=UTF8&sessionVariables=storage_engine=InnoDB

Which verison of unicode is supported by which version of JIRA?

 

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MySQL doesn't support those extended emoji characters with JIRA.

Or the other way around - JIRA doesn't support them when backed by MySQL.

I don't know which one of those the fault lies with, but it's one of the two.  Either way, you can't use extended emojis with JIRA.

Thanks! - Migration to Postgres in the backlog - just got bumped up...

Ah, good, that's the first solution I would have offered!

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