iconv: Library for language/country-dependent character encodings¶
GNU libiconv is a library that is used to enable different languages, with different characters to be handled properly.
GPL 3 and LGPL 3. So we can safely link against the library in Sage.
None for the purposes of Sage, but in general gettext.
Special Update/Build Instructions¶
None, other than anyone updating this package should be familiar with how to write shell scripts.
Equivalent System Packages¶
$ apt-cyg install libiconv-devel
$ brew install libiconv
macports: install the following packages: libiconv
If the system package is installed, ./configure will check whether it can be used.