Seeking info on some problems with iconv from FreeBSD's ports collection-based iconv

Richard Sharpe rsharpe at
Thu Jul 3 06:15:12 GMT 2003

On Thu, 3 Jul 2003, Alexander Bokovoy wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 02, 2003 at 07:01:40PM -0700, Richard Sharpe wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > In trying to get Samba 3.0.0 working with the FreeBSD-based iconv package 
> > (not GNU libiconv) I find that init_doschar_table is objecting to three 
> > characters from UCS-2LE: 0xFEFF, 0xFFFF and one other.
> It objects to BOM marks? 

Hmmm, seems so. It seems that it does not like, or cannot, deal with a BOM 
by itself.

Richard Sharpe, rsharpe[at], rsharpe[at], 

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