Subject: Re: iconv and Linux and abiword
To: Lars Nordlund <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/03/2004 17:09:47
On Thu, 4 Nov 2004, Lars Nordlund wrote:

> > What operating system platform? Maybe your OPSYS still needs
> > USE_BUILTIN.iconv=no?
> I just tried this to see if I could get the Swedish character set to
> work properly in evolution, and my gosh, it works like a charm!
> So I suppose the NetBSD iconv is slightly lacking? Or perhaps not? I am
> not sure because gaim had similar problems a while ago and that was
> fixed in the application a minor relaease or two from 1.0.0. I tried to
> compare FreeBSD and NetBSD to see if there were some fix missing in the
> NetBSD tree, but the implementations were totally different so it was a
> no-go.

You may want to file a PR or mention this on the tech-userlevel mailing
list. Maybe someone has a fix the builtin iconv.

 Jeremy C. Reed

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