Subject: Re: looking for Linux testers: libiconv package on glibc systems
To: Sebastian Prause <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/20/2004 16:25:03
On Sun, 21 Mar 2004, Sebastian Prause wrote:

> after a quick look into converters/libiconv/ it seems that the
> CHECK_BUILTIN.iconv variable must be set to "yes" to make buildlink
> consider using the native version. I have no idea where this might get
> set - grepping through the mk files revealed nothing (maybe a buildlink3
> feature still in the works?)

That is exactly what I was wondering yesterday and mentioned in another
email about libintl.

Hopefully someone will respond to one of these emails and explain it.

   Jeremy C. Reed