Re: iconv


Miroslaw Dobrzanski-Neumann <mne mosaic-ag com> writes:

> I've just get glib compiled on solaris. Running unicode-encoding test I got SEGV
> in the following context
> I'm using Sun implementation of iconv from
> in gconvert.c
> =============
> open_converter ()
> {
> 	...
> 	g_iconv (cd, NULL, NULL, NULL, NULL);
> 	...
> }
> The SEGV is due to NULL pointer passed to iconv. The iconv man page explicitly
> allows only the inbuf pointer to be null.

Sun's iconv implementation seems to be different than GNU iconv. Try if 
glib from CVS fixes the problem for you:

Wed Mar 20 18:20:21 2002  Owen Taylor  <otaylor redhat com>

        * glib/gconvert.c (open_converter): Try to work around segfaults
        on Solaris if NULL is passed for outbuf... supposedly gchar
        *outbuf = NULL... &outbuf works. (#74336, Lauri Alanko)

Salut, Sven

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