iconv vs. libiconv confusion
Mon Feb 11 20:27:00 GMT 2008
2008/2/11, Dave Korn <email@example.com>:
> Does anyone understand the difference between iconv_open and libiconv_open,
> and why the libiconv package supplies a header that declares only iconv_XXX
> and a library that defines only libiconv_XXXX? I find this confusing, and so
> does ./configure and friends.
libiconv_xxx was used for a seperate and probably newer libiconv installed,
while iconv_xxx usually comes with glibc.
Is libiconv from me? I'll have to check these mistakes then.
clisp, where iconv is coming from, never used libiconv_*,
its iconv.m4 just tests for the main iconv_open, _close functions.
I mostly see these errors in php libs.
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