iconv: Library for language/country-dependent character encodings

Description

GNU libiconv is a library that is used to enable different languages, with different characters to be handled properly.

License

  • GPL 3 and LGPL 3. So we can safely link against the library in Sage.

Dependencies

  • 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.

Type

standard

Version Information

package-version.txt:

1.15

Equivalent System Packages

cygwin:

$ apt-cyg install libiconv

macports: install the following packages: libiconv See https://repology.org/project/libiconv/versions

If the system package is installed, ./configure will check whether it can be used.