tar 1.13.93 iconv patch

Kevin P. Fleming kpfleming at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat Mar 13 21:51:02 PST 2004


Zack Winkles wrote:

> Matthias Benkmann recently brought up an issue in which tar mis-detects
> the presence of iconv() in the system libc.  This patch fixes the issue.

Wouldn't it make more sense to fix the configure script, or is it too 
difficult to do reliably? I'm leery of us providing patches to our users 
that couldn't be sent upstream because they are the "wrong" way to fix 
the problem :-)



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