[CFT] BSDL iconv in base system

Jaakko Heinonen jh at FreeBSD.org
Wed Jun 16 19:04:27 UTC 2010


On 2010-06-15, Gabor Kovesdan wrote:
> - The iconv.h header files is supposed to be compatible with the GNU 
> version, i.e. sources should build with base iconv.h and GNU libiconv. 
> I've just did a very quick test and it seems ports can safely link to 
> GNU libiconv, there's no conflict.

> The rather big patch (42,5M) is available here: 
> http://www.kovesdan.org/patches/iconv_base_integrate.diff

iconv(3) prototype doesn't conform to POSIX.1-2008. Is it a
well-considered decision?


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