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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <ad...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: iconv problems
Date Tue, 20 Mar 2001 18:16:21 GMT
From: "jean-frederic clere" <jfrederic.clere@fujitsu-siemens.com>
Sent: Tuesday, March 20, 2001 11:37 AM    


> Hi,
> 
> I have detected that iconv (iconv(), iconv_open() and iconv_close()) are not
> working as APR expects it on some platforms (BS2000 and ReliantUnix at least).
> 
> There are 2 ways of arranging the problem:
> 1 - Patch code where needed so that this iconv works correctly.
> 2 - Add apr_iconv(), apr_iconv_open() and apr_iconv_close() to APR.
> 
> Of course I prefer the number 2...
> 
> Have someone the same problem?
> 
> What to do for platform that have not iconv at all? (Well is covered by HAVE_ICONV).
> Note that BS2000 is an EBCDIC platform therfore I need a conversion.

note that the repository apr-iconv provides a starting point for an 'aprized'
iconv engine, from the FreeBSD platform.  My key goals are knocking out their bsd
specific dso code and replacing it with apr_dso calls.  If you want an ebcdic port,
this is the sandbox.

Bill


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