[Patch] cd9660/msdosfs/ntfs/libiconv mutli-byte extention

Maxim Sobolev sobomax at portaone.com
Tue Sep 23 13:24:30 PDT 2003

Andrey Chernov wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 23, 2003 at 20:04:16 +0900, R. Imura wrote:
>>On Tue, Sep 23, 2003 at 02:09:03AM +0900, R. Imura wrote:
>>>I made a patch for multi-byte character extension
>>>of three file systems with enhanced LIBICONV in the
>>>kernel. File systems are cd9660(joliet part), msdosfs,
>>>and ntfs.
>>> http://www.ryu16.org/FreeBSD/kiconv/kiconv-5_current-20030921.diff
>>I should tell you one important thing that about 200 Japanese have
>>been using this patch and there aren't any problem reported yet.
> All you need at this stage is to find one committer who understand
> multibyte/asian stuff enough (it is not me) and can integrate this patches
> into kernel module. I personally don't think it belongs to port, but,
> rather KLD module, especially if it covers most of Unicode.

I agree with Andrey, this patch is something that FreeBSD really needs.


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