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Re: Remove APR_ICONV dependency on Windows

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-05-17 00:24:16 CEST

On 5/16/07, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn@gmail.com> wrote:
> Mark Phippard wrote:
> > I have been running into some weird ICONV problems with Subclipse on
> > Windows. The problem is that we have never been able to deliver the
> > ICONV *.so files with Subclipse. So either the user has installed the
> > command line and set APR_ICONV_PATH and they get the functionality, or
> > they have not and they do not.
> >
> > Anyway, I am currently building trunk with APR 1.2 and ICONV 1.1. If
> > Subclipse is run on a system with environment variable set and pointed
> > at 0.9.7 files, then the JVM crashes.
> That would even happen if you could deliver the *.so files with
> Subclipse. I reported this years ago here and on the apr mailing list, I
> even sent a patch to address the issue (guess what happened). I had to
> patch the apr-iconv file to change the way it locates the *.so files for
> TSVN to avoid the issues.
> Because: depending on the compiler version (the version of the c-runtime
> to be exact) you build apr-iconv, you get crashes even if you have the
> correct version of apr-iconv. For example, if your app is built with
> VS2005 (which uses c-runtime v8) but some other app installed apr-iconv
> (the same version you're using) built with VC6 (which uses the c-runtime
> v6), you get crashes too.

What started this is that I remembered your patch. I was going to
grab it and apply it and then test delivering the .so with Subclipse.
Then I realized you have this even better patch.

Mark Phippard
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Received on Thu May 17 00:24:28 2007

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