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Re: utf8 not working with latest APR

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2002-07-17 18:34:34 CEST

Greg Hudson <ghudson@MIT.EDU> writes:

> On Wed, 2002-07-17 at 11:51, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> > * create a new portable apr-iconv library, a standalone thing.
> > fill it with many, many translation tables.
> So, let's say in five years, apr-iconv hasn't been touched, but Red Hat
> 11.3 comes with an iconv() which supports a bunch of new charsets. It
> would be a shame if we ignored that functionality in favor of something
> less useful but more portable.
> Do we have some way of determining that the native iconv is decent and
> using it instead of our own?

Well, before wrowe's change, this is how apr_xlate already worked.
It's configure.in just called APR_CHECK(iconv), and if available, the
apr_xlate routines became functional.

I kind of agree with you; but maybe this is better discussion for the
dev@apr list.

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