Subject: Re: iconv problems after update?
To: Greg Troxel <email@example.com>
From: Chavdar Ivanov <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/16/2007 15:39:34
On 16/03/07, Chavdar Ivanov <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 16/03/07, Greg Troxel <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I updated to current from yesterday morning (i386). gnome hangs on
> > starting, but I can start some things manually (panel) but not others
> > (panel applets). I'm getting messages like:
> > Window manager warning: Log level 16: Error converting from UTF-8 to STRING: Conversion from character set 'UTF-8' to 'ISO-8859-1' is not supported
> > The following command seems to work on a netbsd-4 system:
> > iconv -f utf-8 -t iso-8859-1 .sh_environment
> Same here - just finished build.sh release and blindly upgraded one of
> my systems, even if I've read that message before...
Funny enough, kde3 works. Seamonkey and firefox2 as well, although
they issue the same error messages.
> > but on my current system produces
> > iconv: iconv_open(iso-8859-1, utf-16): Invalid argument
> > I'm updating to rebuild in case this is fixed, but it seems something
> > is borked in our in-tree iconv support. My system does not have
> > pkgsrc iconv.
> > --
> > Greg Troxel <email@example.com>
> Chavdar Ivanov