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[ANNOUNCEMENT] [1.7] Updated: libiconv-1.13-10

The GNU libiconv package provides an iconv() implementation, for use on
systems which don't have one, or whose implementation cannot convert
from/to Unicode.

[[ compiled using gcc-3.4.4-999 ]]

This release was compiled specifically for cygwin-1.7.  In addition to
taking advantage of new facilities provided by cygwin-1.7, it also differs
from the simultaneously-released libiconv-1.13-1 for cygwin-1.5 in 
documentation and directory structure (the README references
cygport-0.9.5 and cygwin-1.7.0-48, and the /usr/share/doc/ layout is
influenced by the cygport changes between 0.4.4 and 0.9.5).

Changes since libiconv-1.12-10
* update to latest upstream release (see
  upstream release notes, below)

Charles Wilson
volunteer libiconv maintainer for cygwin


To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link
on the web page.  This downloads setup.exe to
your system.  Then, run setup and answer all of the questions.


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Upstream Release Notes for 1.13
* The library and the iconv program now understand platform dependent aliases,
  for better compatibility with the platform's own iconv_open function.
  Examples: "646" on Solaris, "iso88591" on HP-UX, "IBM-1252" on AIX.
* For stateful encodings, when the input ends with a shift sequence followed
  by invalid input, the iconv function now increments the input pointer past
  the shift sequence before returning (size_t)(-1) with errno = EILSEQ. This
  is also like GNU libc's iconv() behaves.
* The library exports a new function iconv_open_into() that stores the
  conversion descriptor in pre-allocated memory, rather than allocating fresh
  memory for it.
* Added CP1131 converter.

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