Does this fix also apply to 973013?
Arvind - What's the Solaris bug that you filled? I'll check it out if I
get some spare time.
Mark Doliner wrote:
>Thanks, I've just committed most of your patch. I think the only real thing I
>changed was that, when receiving a message that is SUPPOSED to be in utf8, we
>validate it to make sure it actually is utf8. Nice work,
>On Thu, 08 Jul 2004 14:11:34 +0530, Arvind Samptur wrote
>>> On a solaris m/c, login to any chat room through irc, we get the
>>> following error....
>>> "There was an error converting this message. Check the 'Encoding' option
>>> in the Account Editor) is: (There was an error converting this message.
>>> Check the 'Encoding' option in the Account Editor)"
>>> This happens only when encoding is set to UTF-8.
>>> The root cause is that on Solaris m/c's  iconv_open() fails when both
>>> the args are the same codeset  Hence the functions irc_send_convert
>>> () and irc_recv_convert () are failing. But this failure does not happen
>>> on a linux box.
>>> Attached is a patch that fixes the problem. 
>>>  the iconv_open() with same args failed on a HP/UX m/c as well.
>>>  have raised a bug against Solaris OS, hmm...let's see...
>>>  sending the patch to list since I had some problem creating the
>>> account to upload the patch at the site.
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