Repeated errors message when starting lyx

Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Wed Mar 27 14:58:00 GMT 2013

On 3/27/2013 4:33 AM, Fergus wrote:
> On first use of lyx there is a stream of first use related activity.
> As far as I know I have all dependencies in place, but on 2nd and all
> subsequent uses I get the repeated error messages
>      QIconvCodec::convertToUnicode: using Latin-1 for conversion, iconv_open
> failed
>      QIconvCodec::convertFromUnicode: using Latin-1 for conversion,
> iconv_open failed
> The lyx window opens and, as far as I can tell, everything works.
> Can anybody please tell me the likely cause of the error messages and
> whether/ how I can mend my system?

I don't have 'lyx' installed so I can't be specific but I would say
'cygcheck lyx' and then look for complaints of missing dependencies
and install those packages.



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