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Re: iconv availability

On Sat, Mar 01, 2003 at 08:20:15PM -0700, Joel Baker wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 01, 2003 at 03:08:02PM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> > iconv is part of glibc on Debian GNU/Linux. Is it available anywhere on
> > Debian GNU/*BSD? I plan to use it in man-db and would like to know if
> > I'm going to need special dependencies for the BSD ports.
> I have libiconv ITP'ed and pending upload once there is a binary section
> that can take it. This is the GNU iconv library (separate from the glibc
> code), but as far as I can tell from reading the docs, the API is the same.

If that includes /usr/bin/iconv, then excellent. (Sorry if I wasn't
clear - that was what I meant originally, not iconv().) If the package
name is just 'iconv' then I'll depend on that for the BSDs somehow.


Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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