Using FreeBSD iconv on Linux

Dan Nelson dnelson at
Sat Jul 14 06:17:55 UTC 2007

In the last episode (Jul 13), Manjunath Warad said:
> Can someone direct me as how to use FreeBSD iconv on linux? I know
> there exists a GNU iconv on linux; however, I am interested in using
> FreeBSD iconv.
> I would be grateful if someone let me know how to get the complete
> package [source code and makefiles] on windows machine and if
> possible let me know what are the changes involved to port the source
> code and makefiles to build in Linux.

The sources are at , but it
really hasn't been updated since 2000.  All the FreeBSD ports depend on
GNU iconv.

	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at

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