[Buildroot] iconv: additional encodings

Stanislav Vasic svlasic at gmail.com
Fri Nov 1 20:10:33 UTC 2013


Hi Thomas,

I believe Jan is talking about my patch:

https://github.com/Stane1983/buildroot-mx/
commit/8be22b0db136403ee55c84bf093366808d65dc3f

It works for Linaro toolchains.

In this patch I had to export GCONV_PATH because of XBMC. Otherwise, XBMC 
is not aware of gconv libs existence.

On Fri, 01 Nov 2013 17:52:55 +0100, Thomas Petazzoni wrote:

> Dear Jan Pohanka,
> 
> On Fri, 1 Nov 2013 17:44:31 +0100, Jan Pohanka wrote:
> 
>> I will prepare a patch with this feature. Can you please confirm
>> whether /etc/environment file can be used to set variables for whole
>> system in Busybox? Or it is better to use eg. profile file, etc.
> 
> Why is setting an environment variable necessary? Isn't glibc always
> looking for gconv modules in a standard place, in which we could install
> those modules?
> 
> Thomas




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