tar 1.13.93 iconv patch

Matthew Burgess matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Mar 14 02:28:44 PST 2004


On Sun, 14 Mar 2004 00:07:25 -0600
Tushar Teredesai <tushar at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:

> 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 :-)
> 
> *Please reply only to lfs-support.*
> 
> The semi-official patch is available at 
> <http://mail.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-tar/2004-02/msg00050.html>.

I think you meant
http://mail.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-tar/2004-02/msg00033.html unless
I'm not quite awake yet :)  Anyway, the point is rather moot I feel, as
I for one would prefer to wait until tar-1.14 (final) is out which by
all accounts shouldn't be too much longer.

Regards,

Matt.



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