[BUG] Package mingw64-x86_64-icu is broken

JonY 10walls@gmail.com
Tue Jun 19 21:21:00 GMT 2018

On 06/18/2018 12:12 PM, Stefan Weil wrote:
> Am 06.06.2018 um 21:13 schrieb Stefan Weil:
>> Both mingw64-x86_64-icu-57.1-1 and mingw64-x86_64-icu-57.1-2 are broken:
>> This code always fails:
>> icu::Normalizer2::getInstance(nullptr, "nfkc", UNORM2_COMPOSE, error_code);
>> The problem was detected when comparing Tesseract for Windows
>> executables: while the 32 bit version worked fine, the 64 bit version
>> failed. The failure could be localized, and the mingw64-x86_64-icu
>> package was identified to be causing it.
>> https://github.com/tesseract-ocr/tesseract/issues/1625#issuecomment-395161152
>> contains details and also a short test code which can be used to
>> reproduce the problem.
>> The 32 bit package mingw64-i686-icu-57.1-2 works fine.
>> Kind regards
>> Stefan Weil
> Ping. How can I help to get this issue fixed?

I noticed cygport is using llvm version of binutils, not sure if that
broke things.

Was the issue there if you built it yourself with gcc/binutils?

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