Subject: Re: How to enable USE_GNU_ICONV for glib2?
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List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/06/2006 20:34:11
On Fri, Jan 06, 2006 at 08:21:48PM +0100, Bernd Ernesti wrote:
> But what should we do with glib2, which seems to not enable all features with
> the native iconv?
> Juha-Matti Tilli gave me this example:
> % /usr/bin/iconv -f iso-8859-15 -t ascii//translit
> iconv: iconv_open(ascii//translit, iso-8859-15): Invalid argument

You could hack around using an alias entry, I think.

> > Maybe we'd have a glib2-gnu package that relies on gnu iconv and gnu
> > gettext, which might be parallel installable with glib2 and could be used by,
> > e.g., irssi?
> The best would if the citrus iconv would support the needed things for irssi.

I'll work on that.