Possibility of an extra device?

Peter Naulls peter at chocky.org
Wed Feb 5 02:01:46 PST 2003


In message <3E40DA03.8010808 at dsvr.net>
          Nick Burrett <nick at dsvr.net> wrote:

> I was thinking of porting 'libiconv'[1] but I'm quite fearsome of all
> the multibyte encoding stuff.

iconv compiles without incident, and several of my ports use it.
The real issue is:

> At least if I get the basic wchar functions complete, then we have a
> starting point to further extend if we feel it is necessary.

I don't think there's a real need for iconv to be in the main tree,
unless we're really pushing for a glibc like solution, which
incorporates it.

Peter

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