[Bug 1614] New: libiconv and glibc are incompatible

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Fri Aug 12 11:43:53 PDT 2005


           Summary: libiconv and glibc are incompatible
           Product: Linux From Scratch
           Version: SVN
          Platform: PC
               URL: http://archives.linuxfromscratch.org/mail-archives/lfs-
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P3
         Component: Book
        AssignedTo: lfs-book at linuxfromscratch.org
        ReportedBy: matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
         QAContact: lfs-book at linuxfromscratch.org

It would be wise to inform folks that some packages that they may encounter
after finishing LFS might recommend installing GNU libiconv.  Glibc provides
iconv functionality and the two are incompatible.  It is therefore important
that libiconv isn't installed or folks will break their Glibc installation.

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