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From: Pieter Van den Abeele <pvdabeel@××××××.be>
To: gentooppc-dev@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentooppc-dev] glibc, charsets, and iconv. oh my!
Date: Sat, 04 May 2002 03:30:18
Message-Id: 200205040830.g448UFa18422@riker.skynet.be
In Reply to: [gentooppc-dev] glibc, charsets, and iconv. oh my! by Gontran Zepeda
This bug has been discovered in x86 too.

On Friday 03 May 2002 20:28, you wrote:
> So, gnome-extra/gal-0.19 fails to merge due to ./configure failing with : > > [ ... ] > checking for catalogs to be installed... az ca cs da de en_GB es fi fr gl > hu it ja ko lt nn no pl pt pt_BR ro ru sk sv ta tr uk zh_TW > sed: can't read ./intl/po2tbl.sed.in: No such file or directory > checking for libxml (aka gnome-xml) libraries 1.8.8 <= version < 2.0.0... > found > checking for iconv in -liconv... no > checking for iconv... yes > checking for gnu_get_libc_version... yes > checking if iconv() handles UTF-8... no > configure: error: You need to install a working iconv implementation, such > as http://clisp.cons.org/~haible/packages-libiconv.html > [ ... ] > > in config.log > > #include <string.h> > #ifdef HAVE_GNU_GET_LIBC_VERSION > #include <gnu/libc-version.h> > #endif > > int main (int argc, char **argv) > { > const char *jp = "\x1B\x24\x42\x46\x7C\x4B\x5C\x38\x6C"; > const char *utf8 = "\xE6\x97\xA5\xE6\x9C\xAC\xE8\xAA\x9E"; > char *transbuf = malloc (10), *trans = transbuf; > iconv_t cd; > size_t jp_len = strlen (jp), utf8_len = 10; > size_t utf8_real_len = strlen (utf8); > > #ifdef HAVE_GNU_GET_LIBC_VERSION > /* glibc 2.1.2's iconv is broken in hard to test ways. */ > if (!strcmp (gnu_get_libc_version (), "2.1.2")) > exit (1); > #endif > > cd = iconv_open ("UTF-8", "ISO-2022-JP"); > if (!cd) > exit (1); > if (iconv (cd, &jp, &jp_len, &trans, &utf8_len) == -1 || jp_len != 0) > exit (1); > if (memcmp (utf8, transbuf, utf8_real_len) != 0) > exit (1); > > exit (0); > } > > So at first I was looking into UTF-8 problems, but it appears, that since > % iconv -l > produces 'UTF-8', BUT NOT 'ISO-2022-JP' that the lack of iconv charset > support for JP specifically, but many others actually, is at issue. > > The tricky bit is that % iconv -l on my x86 box produces quite a lot of > output -- maybe 4 times. Of course, the glibc ebuilds are identical -- > with the exception that my x86 glibc was built during a system upgrade and > not build time. > > So to test a simple case, could someone who has rebuilt glibc via a portage > upgrade post their output from % iconv -l? > > thx. > Gontran > _______________________________________________ > gentooppc-dev mailing list > gentooppc-dev@g.o > http://lists.gentoo.org/mailman/listinfo/gentooppc-dev
-- Pieter Van den Abeele pvdabeel@××××××.be