[Mono-dev] use locale_charset() from iconv instead of use nl_langinfo (CODESET)

Robert Nagy robert at openbsd.org
Thu Oct 21 06:22:40 EDT 2010

Does anyone care?

On (2010-10-19 13:31), Robert Nagy wrote:
> Hi
> Someone please have a look at http://github.com/mono/mono/pull/9
> Use locale_charset() from iconv which will use nl_langinfo (CODESET) anyways but it will do canonicalization so we will get the correct charset name, because nl_langinfo (CODESET) can return different things on different systems. This at least fixes OpenBSD.
> Without this building mono will end up in an exception because it's going to try to open codepage 646 instead of ascii because g_get_charset() returns the wrong one.
> The testcode linked to system glib and eglib:
> (t500 robert 17418)$ ./char-glib; ./char-eglib
> ascii
> 646
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