iconv: Xft UTF-8 rendering
Wed May 20 14:54:00 GMT 2009
Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
> I'm having some issues with iconv, Xft, and UTF-8 rendering. Could you
> please help me look into this:
> The easiest of those to reproduce is probably blackbox:
> If you omit 0.70.1-disable-unicode-fonts.patch, build blackbox, and run
> it within a standard X display (not multiwindow), you'll see what I
> mean; you don't have to install it to run it for this purpose.
> Right now, I want to figure out if the problem is with Cygwin, iconv,
> libXft, or these packages (although I doubt the latter). Any assistance
> you can provide would be appreciated.
I think iconv is exonerated. This seems to be breakage due to a sizeof(wchar_t) == 4
assumption in blackbox. The file in question has a trolltech copyright on it so it
wouldn't surprise me if the same code turns up in Qt :-)
I've an attached an example patch to fix it in bugzilla.
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