shared-mime-info fails to build due to missing giconv.h

Joe Marcus Clarke marcus at
Tue Aug 24 14:07:13 PDT 2004

On Tue, 2004-08-24 at 16:30, Fernan Aguero wrote:
> Attached is the output generated when trying to buid this
> port. 
> It seems that this problem has appeared in the past. From
> reading what I've found in Google it seems that there were
> some 'iconv hacks' that were removed and that were in
> somehow related to this giconv issue. However, this doesn't
> tell me what I need to do to solve the problem.
> Here:
> it's been solved by adding symlinks from giconv.h and
> libgiconv to their iconv equivalents. However, I don't quite
> like the solution. 
> Thanks for any suggestion,
> Fernan
> PS: I'm CCing the maintainer (gnome@)
> PS: I don't know if this info is appropriate but ... cvsup
> is from last friday, glib20 (2.4.6) is up to date, iconv is
> up to date (2.0_3) and libiconv is at 1.7_2 (port has 1.9.2_1)

I don't know how you got a giconv.h in your libxml2 encoding.h file. 
You should probably rebuild your libxml2 port.  That line should never
exist.  encoding.h should include iconv.h.


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