We need a working iconv implementation. The GNU version may be usable, but note that we already have about half (or more!) of the needed in our libc and supporting utilities. I think a new/separate implementation of iconv may be better
Updated by Rich Lowe almost 8 years ago
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I think that the code Gordon attached, above, may not be his most up-to-date code. He has some code that I'd actually reviewed and I think been happy with, but he hadn't really tested. You may want to sync up with him, at least to find the state of things?
Updated by Gordon Ross almost 8 years ago
There's some reasonably complete (and somewhat tested) code here:
Reviewers recommended that it should have some tests written to
show that it works as well as the closed version. Sorry but I don't
have time to work on those tests. Volunteers?
Updated by David Höppner almost 8 years ago
I wrote similar code the last 2 days :( :( :( Redmine dont even send me the new comments...
I rewrote the shell script in C maybe this is of use. WIDTH and WIDTH_DEFAULT are missing, but they are also missing in localedef(1)
If i recover from my disappointment, i maybe can take a look.
Updated by Electric Monk about 4 years ago
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commit 48edc7cf07b5dccc3ad84bf2dafe4150bd666d60 Author: Gordon Ross <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2016-10-24T18:17:22.000Z 30 Need iconv Reviewed by: Robert Mustacchi <email@example.com> Reviewed by: Patrick Mooney <firstname.lastname@example.org> Reviewed by: Yuri Pankov <email@example.com> Approved by: Dan McDonald <firstname.lastname@example.org>