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Re: problem with libc6 / iconv

On 2016-10-09 10:21:03 +0300, Lars Wirzenius wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 09, 2016 at 01:49:14AM +0200, Jérémy Lal wrote:
> > node-iconv used to be able to translit utf-8 chars (ça va) to ascii (ca va)
> > using setlocale("C.UTF-8") trick.
> > 
> > However, several libc6 version ago, that behavior changed, to the point
> > node-iconv fails its tests now.
> > 
> > I've failed to work around that, and i'm lacking libc6 knowledge to fix it,
> > or even properly report a bug about that. Please help me !
> Write a short script that reproduces the problem, and attach it to a
> mail that explains what you want to do, what you expect the script to
> output, and what the actual output is. Sen report the problem to
> one of:
> * upstream: https://www.gnu.org/software/libc/bugs.html
> * Debian: https://www.debian.org/Bugs/
> I would expect this to be an upstream bug, and that it would faster to
> get it fixed by reporting it upstream.

No, I doubt that this can be an upstream bug as upstream does not
support/provide C.UTF-8. It is an addition in Debian and some other

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