[Buildroot] iconv: additional encodings

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Fri Nov 1 12:15:57 UTC 2013

Dear Jan Pohanka,

On Fri, 01 Nov 2013 07:52:16 +0100, Jan Pohanka wrote:

> I have realized that external toolchain support is a bit patched in the 
> fork that I'm using compared to original one. There is an option to copy 
> files gconv-modules, gconv-modules.cache, CP1250.so, and all other 
> encodings shared libraries to target/usr/lib/gconv directory. I thought 
> that it is a standard directory which the glibc iconv implementation 
> would search shared encodings for. This is not truth because GCONV_PATH 
> has to be set and point there, to make iconv work with all encodings.
> Maybe something similar could be added to standard Buildroot. It took me 
> a day to realize where is the problem.

Do you think you could send a patch to implement this in Buildroot?


Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering

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