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Re: Alternative to iconv
- From: Walter Barnes <walter dot barnes05 at gmail dot com>
- To: Eric Blake <eblake at redhat dot com>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 05 Oct 2011 15:42:10 -0700
- Subject: Re: Alternative to iconv
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Thanks Eric, I had previously ran the setup utility and searched for
iconv and found only the libraries (libiconv and libiconv2). Also,
libiconv2 was pre-installed but I was still getting "command not found"
when I attempted to run iconv. I went ahead and installed the libiconv
package in addition to libiconv2 and it works now... maybe a note in the
package description that libiconv2 does not include the executable?
On 10/5/2011 3:13 PM, Eric Blake wrote:
On 10/05/2011 04:04 PM, Walter Barnes wrote:
I have a large csv file (1.5GB) that I need to convert from UTF-16 to
UTF-8 however it appears iconv is not currently included in cygwin.
Huh? iconv is too part of cygwin:
$ cygcheck -p iconv\\.exe
Found 3 matches for iconv\.exe
libiconv/libiconv-1.13.1-1 GNU character set conversion library and
libiconv/libiconv-1.13.1-2 GNU character set conversion library and
libiconv/libiconv-1.14-1 GNU character set conversion library and
Maybe you just need to rerun setup.exe and install the libiconv
package, if you don't already have it present on your machine.
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