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Re: [gcj-3.2]: US locale [8859_1] coding is not supported
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf at redhat dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sat, 31 Aug 2002 15:12:59 -0400
- Subject: Re: [gcj-3.2]: US locale [8859_1] coding is not supported
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- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
In case it isn't obvious, I really don't have the cycles to take
bug reports on this. If you can track down why the encoding is
missing, it would be appreciated.
Shouldn't this be included in some other package besides gcc,
(Boy, do I miss Chuck)
On Sat, Aug 31, 2002 at 11:49:18AM -0700, Nicholas Wourms wrote:
>I was trying to compile a java app with gcj. The application had a
>configure script and was designed with the intention of being
>compiled with gcj. It passes this flag (along with others) during
>which results in failure:
>" [...]unknown encoding: `8859_1'
> This might mean that your locale's encoding is not supported
> by your system's iconv(3) implementation. If you aren't trying
> to use a particular encoding for your input file, try the
> `--encoding=UTF-8' option"
>Sure I could just use UTF-8, which is working perfectly fine [in most
>cases, but not all], but I find it a little bizarre that US encodings
>would not be supported. Just thought I'd give you a heads up.
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