[vlc-devel] [PATCH 03/41] Workaround for OS/2 iconv(), which 1. supports UCS-2 only not UTF-16 2. does not treat a string as a pathname by default

KO Myung-Hun komh78 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 11 12:41:09 CEST 2011

Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> Le lundi 10 octobre 2011 18:03:41 KO Myung-Hun, vous avez écrit :
>> Hi/2.
>> UCS-2 can handle BMP only on OS/2 as well.
> Hmm. I don't actually know if/when this is a problem. Does that mean UTF-8 
> sequences of 4-bytes are not supported either?

UTF-8 encoding itself is supported.

> VLC may be using UTF-16 rather liberally, even in case where UCS-2 would be 
> correct or sufficient. So I cannot really evaluate if/where this is a problem.

The problem is that kLIBC implementation of iconv() does not support UTF-16.

KO Myung-Hun

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