das at FreeBSD.ORG
Thu Feb 23 17:10:43 UTC 2012
On Fri, Feb 17, 2012, Gabor Kovesdan wrote:
> Em 17-02-2012 17:19, Dag-Erling Smørgrav escreveu:
> >Andriy Gapon<avg at FreeBSD.org> writes:
> >>But nothing precludes it from being a separate library in principle?
> >>There is even src/lib/libiconv, it's just not connected to the build.
> >You're right - for some reason, I thought src/lib/libiconv was just a
> >Makefile for GNU libiconv.
> POSIX requires iconv() to be in libc. However, a glue Makefile was
> provided there for testing purposes.
Where do you see that? I believe it's optional. Providing it as
a separate library is more maintainable, and makes it easier for
people to drop in a different iconv library if they need it.
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