Subject: Re: iconv and errno
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: James K. Lowden <email@example.com>
Date: 04/24/2005 13:49:58
Jason Thorpe wrote:
> On Apr 24, 2005, at 5:09 AM, James K. Lowden wrote:
> > 1. $ echo 'hi' | iconv -t asdf -f ucs-2le
> > iconv: iconv_open(asdf, ucs-2le): No such file or directory
> This is indeed a bug in iconv(3), even according to our own man
> page. Please file a PR on this problem separately.
> > 2. $ echo 'hi' | iconv -t ascii -f ucs-2le
> > iconv: iconv(): Invalid argument
> > Should say that '\n' at byte 3 is an incorrect or incomplete
> > sequence for
> > ucs-2le.
> Actually, EINVAL is a valid error code for "incomplete character or
> shift sequence". However, it would probably be a good idea to file a
> separate PR for this issue so that the NetBSD iconv experts can take
> a look.