tar 1.13.93 iconv patch

Tushar Teredesai tushar at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat Mar 13 22:07:25 PST 2004

Kevin P. Fleming wrote:

> 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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The semi-official patch is available at 
<http://mail.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-tar/2004-02/msg00050.html>. For a 
quick fix see the bugzilla entry I made at 

Tushar Teredesai

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