[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: libiconv-1.13-1
Sun May 31 00:28:00 GMT 2009
The GNU libiconv package provides an iconv() implementation, for use on
systems which don't have one, or whose implementation cannot convert
[[ compiled using gcc-3.4.4-999 ]]
This will most likely be the final libiconv update for the cygwin-1.5
distribution; future development will continue with libiconv-1.13-10 for
Changes since libiconv-1.12-1
* update to latest upstream release (see
upstream release notes, below)
volunteer libiconv maintainer for cygwin
To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link
on the http://cygwin.com/ 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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