[freetds] detecting iconv names

Lowden, James K LowdenJK at bernstein.com
Fri May 2 10:41:27 EDT 2003


> From: ZIGLIO Frediano [mailto:Frediano.Ziglio at vodafoneomnitel.it]
> Sent: May 2, 2003 9:04 AM
> 
> > I'm doing some tests to test iconv.

We're thinking along the same lines.  :-)

> > My intention is to convert some code and see results. Problem 
> > is portability
...
> > Now, problem is perl. Does all system support perl?

We can't depend on Perl.  I like Perl very much, but we shouldn't make Perl
a requirement, even for testing FreeTDS.  

> Is cksum portable ?

Pretty much:

     The cksum utility is expected to conform to IEEE Std 1003.2-1992
     ("POSIX.2").

--jkl


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