iconv in base breaks multiple ports

Tijl Coosemans tijl at coosemans.org
Tue Oct 22 17:23:15 UTC 2013

On Mon, 21 Oct 2013 22:34:45 +0200 Ulrich Spörlein wrote:
> On Mon, 2013-10-21 at 13:18:55 +0200, Tilman Keskinöz wrote:
>> * Ulrich Spörlein [Sun, 20 Oct 2013 20:27:23 +0200]:
>>> ever since that iconv thing replaced the ports version, I run into
>>> trouble with several ports that I have installed on a -CURRENT (now
>>> stable/10 system).
>>> These are not compile-time errors, but crashes or limited functionality
>>> where I blame iconv :)
>>> 1. www/newsbeuter crashes during startup, somewhere in the stfl code
>>> that deals with wide char functions.
>>> Is my system hexed? I've rebuilt the ports/packages a dozen times now.
>>> Am I seeing ghosts?
>> I don't run Current, but according to the pkg-fallout mails i am
>> receiving, newsbeuter shouldn't even compile on CURRENT. Maybe there are
>> some stale files on your system?
>> There is also an update in the PR system, you might want to try,
>> http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=ports/182896
> Right, I had to set USE_GCC=any and muck with -liconv flags of course to
> get it to build.

Hmm, does this mean you still have libiconv installed?  Because then
your crashes may be because some libraries use libc iconv and others
libiconv iconv.

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