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Re: libiconv port
- To: ports_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: libiconv port
- From: naddy_(_at_)_mips_(_dot_)_inka_(_dot_)_de (Christian Weisgerber)
- Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2001 18:29:55 +0000 (UTC)
- Newsgroups: list.openbsd.ports
Vladimir Popov <pva48_(_at_)_mail_(_dot_)_ru> wrote:
> > BTW, what about the competing iconv implementation by Konstantin
> > Chuguev?
> It's almost ready. Please test
I'll need to test this with an application. mutt lends itself to
that. Vladimir, would you please send me a test message with a
bit of Russian text (KOI8-R, ISO Cyrillic, whatever, but it should
be correctly declared)?
I just noticed that we're going to have a potential problem here.
libiconv and iconv will conflict so we don't want to have different
ports depending on different iconv implementations.
> 1) base set of charsets in iconv-2.0 is nearly useless
> 2) iconv could be made as a static library. So charsets in
> iconv-extra-2.0 that configured as dynamic libs will be lost.
> I'm going to make iconv-rfc1345-2.0 as a flavor. Any opinion?
I don't have any particular opinion either way (i.e. separate ports
vs. a combined one).
Christian "naddy" Weisgerber naddy_(_at_)_mips_(_dot_)_inka_(_dot_)_de